Fort Bend Fresh Water District 1

Fort Bend County Freshwater Supply District No. 1 (“FW1”) is a political subdivision of the State of Texas.  FW1 was created by an Order of the Commissioners Court of Fort Bend County, dated October 22, 1996, pursuant to the terms and provisions of Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and Chapters 49 and 53 of the Texas Water Code, as amended.

FW1 is empowered, among other things, to purchase, construct, operate and maintain all works, improvements, facilities and plants necessary for the supply and distribution of water.   FW1 is in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston and is subject to the continuing supervision of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Please check the Map of District tab for the current water and wastewater projects, as well as estimated construction timelines.



The meeting for this evening has been canceled.  The meeting will be rescheduled to Thursday, February 25, 2021.


Pursuant to the March 16, 2020, Declaration by the Governor of the State of Texas, certain requirements of  Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, have been suspended in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disaster.  This action allows governmental bodies to conduct meetings by telephone or video conference to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Accordingly, until further notice, FW1will conduct its meetings via this method.  The Agenda for each such meeting will include instructions to dial in to the meeting to listen and, at the appropriate time, make public comment.