Welcome to WCID #12 in Kemah!

Galveston WCID #12 Office Located at 524 Cien Street Kemah, TX 77565

Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District #12 is your neighborhood Water & Sewer Utility Service Provider and your friendly source for services and payment options relating to your water bill.

Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District #12 was created by the Texas Board of Water Engineers (now known as TCEQ) on June 11, 1951, and provides drinking water, sanitary sewer and other municipal services to residents in: Clear Lake Shores, Kemah, Lazy Bend, and additional out of District customers.

WCID #12 owns and operates groundwater wells, water distribution and sanitary systems, 14 lift stations and a wastewater treatment plant to serve the District residents.

The most recent expansion of the wastewater treatment plant completed in 2009 now gives us the ability to treat 1,000,000 gallons of wastewater daily.

As of January, 2011, WCID #12 provides municipal water services for hundreds of connections and is considered one of the larger water users in North Galveston County by the Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA), our water provider.

 Special Meeting Agenda

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 551.001 et seq, of the Texas Government Code, that the Board of Directors of Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District No. 12 will
meet in special session, open to the public, at 3:00 p.m., on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 524 Cien Street, Kemah, Galveston County, Texas, at which meeting the following items will be considered:

1. Consider approval of Order Accepting the Resignation of a Director and Appointing a Successor, qualify new director, consider election of officers, and take any necessary action;

2. Adjournment.

EXECUTED THIS 26th day of May, 2015.

 May Press Release At WCID #12:

Water Purchase Agreement Between NRG & WCID 12 W/ Amendment To Gulf Coast Water Authority Contract

WCID #12 is please to announce purchase of an increase in water supply from Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) of 150,000 gallons per day of Reserved Capacity  (108,500 Gallons per day  of Contract Quality) from the acquisition of the Reserve and Contract Quantity released by NRG. This was part of NRG’s contractual supply from GCWA and this is a WCID 12 assumption purchased from NRG.

The effective date is June 1, 2015 based on the signing date of May 1, 2015. Copies of these two contracts are included in the Meeting Minutes page of this website.


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Board of Directors:

  • Ed Linck, President
  • Linda Merryman, Vice President
  • Nancy T. McDonald, Secretary
  • Terri Gale, Asst. Secretary
  • Greg Collins, Asst. Secretary

Operations/Management Staff of Municipal District Services:


  • Ed Holdgraf, Contract Manager
  • Robert Jones, Area Supervisor
  • Michael Garza, Plant Operator
  • Peggy Evans, Office & Billing Coordinator
  • George Goddard, Meter Reader

Kemah Volunteer Fire Department

BubbaGumpVisit the KVFW website at www.kemahfire.com and stay updated with your hurricane preparations. Your Water District collects monthly donations from all customers to help support The Kemah Volunteer Fire Department. Completion of the new Fire Station on Hwy 146 in 2004 provides our area with state of the art fire and emergency services. Become a volunteer!

Cien Street Park

cien_parkCome enjoy the Cien Street Park created for residents of the District to enjoy year round. Skate Boarding, exercising, watching the kids play or having a family outing at the Pavilion is all available for you! Open everyday from dawn until dusk.