The Canal Division operates out of our office located in Alvin, Texas. The Canal Division includes three open channel canal systems; the American Canal, Briscoe Canal, Juliff, and Chocolate Bayou Canal. They encompass an area extending across the three counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend and Galveston. The Canal Division serves three customer groups; Agricultural, Industry, and Municipalities within the three counties. Customers served directly from these canals include INEOS, Ascend Performance Materials, and the communities of Sugar Land, FBWCID#2 (Stafford), and Missouri City. Future customers include the City of Pearland.
The Industrial Division operates out of our office located in Texas City, Texas. The Industrial Division is a raw water delivery division that includes the Texas City Reservoir, I-Canal system, Industrial Pump Station and raw water distribution system. Industries served by the Industrial Division include DOW/UCC, Marathon GBR, Marathon TRD, Valero, Eastman Chemical, and ISP Technologies (Ashland). The Thomas S. Mackey Water Plant is also a customer of this division.
The Water Treatment Plant Division includes the 50 million gallons per day Thomas S. Mackey Water Treatment Plant located in Texas City, Texas, as well as a county-wide network of treated drinking water transmission system. Municipal customers served include Texas City, La Marque, Galveston, Hitchcock, League City, GCWCID #1 (Dickinson), GCWCID #8 (Santa Fe), GCMUD #12 (Bayou Vista), GCFWSD #6 (Tiki Island), GCWCID #12 (Kemah/Clear Lake Shores), Bacliff MUD, Bayview MUD and San Leon MUD.
Water conservation is key no matter the drought conditions. For more information visit Brazos River Authority with this link: Click here.
Water is an important resource we use daily. To learn more about the use of water and improving water efficiency click here.
Click here for a list of job openings at GCWA. You can apply for positions via our online system.
El Niño has come and gone, and at least for Texans, it was every bit as powerful as advertised. What’s next? During late spring and early summer, conditions transitioned from El Niño to what is described as a neutral weather pattern (neither El Niño nor La Niña). But weather forecasters expect that to change into La Niña conditions soon. READ MORE…
—Credit: Bravos River Authority Newsletter, Summer 2016