Water Regulations & Restrictions
Nassau Bay municipal water supply operation and maintenance is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
(TCEQ), Texas Water Development Board
(TWDB), and City ordinances
. Compliance with these regulatory requirements provides comprehensive guidelines which assure the residents of Nassau Bay an adequate supply of quality water.
By State law, Nassau Bay must charge fees for all water supplied to users from the City’s water system. By State law, these fees must cover:
- All costs of capital improvements and renewal / replacement of water infrastructure assets
- All costs of operation and maintenance of the City’s water system
- The costs of obtaining and supplying adequately treated water at adequate pressures
These include the total cost to procure and install all necessary lines, connections, water meters, water meter boxes, curb stops (valves), and all other appurtenances necessary to provide a point of connection to a customer private water line.
All water and sewer fees established and charged by the City of Nassau Bay must be approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), and the Nassau Bay City Council.