Katy Area Safety Fest

Hosted by Harris County ESD48
Saturday, April 23, 2016
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cinemark 19
1030 N. Grand Parkway
Katy, Texas 77449

A well-informed community is better able to prepare for any potential disaster affecting the area.

The Safety Festival’s purpose is to familiarize residents with useful safety information, as well as the daily responsibilities of ED 48 and other neighboring fire and EMS departments through a variety of fun and high-energy activities.

Festival activities include:

  • Ladder truck tours and ambulance tours
  • Fire and EMS exhibits and demonstrations, including car fire and extrication demos
  • Life Flight helicopter viewing
  • A “Fire Fighters Combat Challenge”
  • An inflatable play area ( Kid Zone )
  • Food and refreshment vendors
  • Live entertainment

For more information visit: safetyfestkaty.org

Safety Fest Brochure ( PDF )

Notice of Fee Increase

At the Authority’s Board of Directors meeting held on November 11, 2015, at 20111 Saums Road, Katy, Texas 77449, the Authority adopted increased fees. Effective January 1, 2016, the new pumpage fee will be $2.25 per 1,000 gallons of groundwater pumped and the new surface water fee will be $2.65 per 1,000 gallons of water delivered by the Authority.

The import fee will also increase to the current pumpage fee if the user is not connected to the Authority’s water system, or the current surface water fee if the user is connected to the Authority’s water system.

Please remember to report your water usage online at the Authority’s website (www.whcrwa.com), as required by the Authority’s Amended Rate Order

Download Notice

Tax Notice

Taxes must be paid by 01/31/2016 to avoid penalties and interest.

If you do not escrow your taxes and have not received a tax statement, please contact the tax office at (281) 499-1223 or visit their website at http://www.taxtech.net.

Voluntary Water Use Restriction Termination

Repairs have been completed to the District’s water well and full water production capacity has been restored in the public water system.

The Stage 1 – Mild Drought Voluntary Water Use Restriction condition has been terminated and you may return to normal water usage.

The Board of Directors appreciates your cooperation and also suggests that you continue to utilize water conservation measures that will extend the life of our limited natural resources and also save your money by reducing the cost of your water service. For further information on water conservation tips, please check our website or contact the District’s Operator, Monday through Friday from 8 am – 5pm, at 281-897-9100, press option 3.

Very truly yours,
Harris County MUD No. 71 Board of Directors