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.

 August Press Release At WCID #12:

GWCA Enacting Drought Contingency Plan Effective Immediately


The flow at the Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant is exceeding 85% of plant capacity this week. Therefore STAGE ONE of our DCP is in effect. We are requesting your assistance with VOLUNTARY reductions in water use and requesting your agency to send out public notices increasing their awareness of the need to conserve water.

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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.