What is the City doing?

Dripping FaucetWater is a vital natural resource, and the ways we protect and allocate this priceless resource are more important than ever.  Dallas understands the need to conserve water, reduce pollution, and protect our water treatment and flooding infrastructure to protect our citizens and the vitality of the community.

It is such a big job that several departments work together to protect all aspects of our water system, from City pipes to natural environments.

Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) programs and activities:

Trinity Watershed Management (TWM) programs and projects:

  • Flood control
  • Floodplain management
  • Trinity River Corridor Project
  • Stormwater management
    • The City of Dallas Stormwater Management team responds to concerns about chemicals, sediment, and other harmful substances entering the storm drain system, and will investigate sources of substances that may leak into surface water bodies.
    • iSWM stormwater component in the Green Building Ordinance


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