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HOME CHEMICAL COLLECTION

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:00 – 2:00

Killeen Conference Center
3601 South W.S. Young Dr.

Flammables, Poisons, Toxic Materials, Corrosives, Oxidizers, Batteries, Mercury, Paint, Florescent Lamps, CFLs

Household Hazardous Waste includes a variety of home use products which may be poisonous, toxic, or corrosive, or have flammable properties, including acids, bases, alkaline cleaners, pool chemicals, old fuel, oil paint and paint related products such as turpentine and mineral spirits.   Latex paint will be accepted.

This home chemical collection event is open to all residents of Killeen and Harker Heights.  Proof of residency is required.

TWDB: Taking Control of Water Loss

With Texas’ population increasing and water supplies decreasing over the next 50 years, controlling water loss is a key strategy that utilities (and homeowners) can implement to help ensure water supplies are being managed as efficiently as possible. Identifying water loss in a system is one of a utility’s first lines of defense, and the Texas Water Development Board’s (TWDB) Water Loss Audit is an important tool to help utilities do just that.

The Texas Legislature requires all retail public water suppliers to submit a water loss audit once every five years. The next five-year survey is due to the TWDB on May 1, 2021, for the year 2020. However, any retail water supplier that has an active financial obligation with the TWDB or has more than 3,300 connections is required to submit a water loss audit annually. That said, although it is a requirement for utilities to complete, it’s also an opportunity for them to better know and understand their systems. The audit will help a utility understand where and how much water is being lost from the distribution system and provide a baseline to track and improve water loss control.

To view the full article please visit Texas Water Development Board: Taking Control of Water Loss.

 

Clearwater UWCD Releases the 2017 Annual Report

Clearwater UWCD Board of Directors have approved the 2017 CUWCD Annual Report (Click Here for CUWCD Report)
in accordance with our Management Plan and our statutory responsibilities per Chapter 36 “Texas Water Code”.
The Board of Directors reviewed the staff’s draft version on February 14, 2018 and formally excepted the report on March 14, 2018.
The report illustrates our sincere desire of accountability and transparency to Bell County citizens,
municipalities and all other political subdivisions in Bell County.

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