Welcome to WCID #12 in Kemah!
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.
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.
Board of Directors:
- Ed Linck, President
- Bill Kerber, Vice President
- Nancy T. McDonald, Secretary
- Terri Gale, Asst. Secretary
- Linda Merryman, 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
Visit 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
Come 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.