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Maximum Contaminant Level Violation Notice

Maximum Contaminant Level Violation Notice

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified Montgomery County MUD 60 (Public Water System No. TX1700470) that the drinking water supplied to its customers exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes.

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Minecraft Water Challenge

This summer, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District is sponsoring a Minecraft Water Challenge for 1st through 12th graders. The objective of the challenge is to use Minecraft to show where water comes from, how it is delivered, and where it is delivered. To make research for the competition

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How to read your water meter

Water meters are probably the most misunderstood pieces of equipment in The Woodlands. Learning how to read your water meter can become a useful tool in managing your water use – and that can put more money in your pocket. The meter measures how much water is

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It’s a jungle down there

It’s a jungle down there

Beneath the cover of your now greening lawn, there exists a teeming jungle of rapacious creatures, eating (usually each other), multiplying and doing all the things that creatures in a jungle do. Decillions and more single-celled bacteria take in carbon dioxide and convert it to life-giving oxygen

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Are we following the hydro-illogical cycle in The Woodlands?

The hydro-illogical cycle goes like this: “We had a severe drought, but it’s over and we’re getting plenty of rain. Because of that, we don’t have to worry about water conservation anymore.” The term was coined by Texas State Meteorologist John Nielsen-Gammon, who also asks the question:

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Is Take-All Patch Ruining Your Lawn?

Is Take-All Patch Ruining Your Lawn?

Take-all patch is a rampant disease in The Woodlands and can cause serious damage to lawns. Take-all patch forms roundish or irregular patterns of yellow grass, eventually turning to dead, brown grass.

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WJPA Board of Trustees Votes to Not Supplement Naturally Occurring Fluoride Levels in Community Water Supply

WJPA Board of Trustees Votes to Not Supplement Naturally Occurring Fluoride Levels in Community Water Supply

At its meeting held on July 8, 2015, the Board of Trustees of The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency (WJPA) voted to not supplement the naturally occurring fluoride levels in the drinking water provided to The Woodlands

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The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency MUDs to Hold Public Hearings Regarding Fluoridation of Water Supply

The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency MUDs to Hold Public Hearings Regarding Fluoridation of Water Supply

The municipal utility districts (MUDs) that provide drinking water to The Woodlands (excluding Creekside Park, Windsor Lakes and May Valley) will hold public hearings during their regularly scheduled May meetings to consider whether fluoride should be added to the community water supply.

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Two Woodlands MUDs Endorse Consolidation

Two Woodlands MUDs Endorse Consolidation

Two of the 11 Municipal Utility Districts in The Woodlands have voted to consolidate, pending voter approval, according to WJPA general manager, James M. Stinson. This move could reduce the MUDs managed by the WJPA from 11 to 10, and lower the number of elected directors from 55 to 50.

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Notification of Sanitary Sewer Overflow in The Woodlands During Recent Rainfall Event

Notification of Sanitary Sewer Overflow in The Woodlands During Recent Rainfall Event

On Wednesday, March 11, SJRA responded to a report of a sinkhole at the intersection of West Branch Crossing Dr and North Regan Mead and found a collapsed sanitary sewer manhole resulting in a spill from the wastewater collection system.

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