The District was created as a fresh water supply district by the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and confirmed at an election held within the District on October 14, 1968, by a vote of 185 “for” and 17 “against”, converting it to a municipal utility district by the Texas Water Rights Commission (predecessor to the TCEQ) on September 5, 1972.
The District encompasses approximately 1,850 acres. It is located in southern Montgomery County and spans to the east and west of Interstate 45. The District lies adjacent to the Woodlands and is 24 miles north of Houston. Approximately 1,627 acres are within the City of Houston’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, approximately 30 acres are within the City of Oak Ridge North’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, and approximately 193 acres are currently within the City of Oak Ridge North. The development for existing acreage includes 24% for single family residential, 36% for multi-family residential, and 40% for commercial. The District is relatively flat with elevations ranging from 140-feet mean sea level to 75-feet mean sea level. The District lies adjacent to the headwaters of Spring Creek and approximately 5% of the District lies within the 100-year flood plain. The District currently operates one wastewater treatment plant, three water plants (five wells total), one reclaimed water plant, and six lift stations.