3.17.16-East-Fork-Raw-Water-Supply-Project-Permit-Support-NTMWD

East Fork Raw Water Supply Project Permit Support, North Texas Municipal Water District

APAI developed the reuse strategy alongside North Texas Municipal Water District in designing this $264 million project; and, successfully worked with regulators to obtain water rights permitting for diversion to the wetland system.

Representing the largest project in Texas at the time of construction, using reclaimed water to augment a surface water supply source, the East Fork Raw Water Supply Project provides the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) with over 102,000 acre-feet of water per year – enough water to serve 500,000 people. Completed in 2008, this project consists of diverting an average of 91 mgd of effluent-dominated water from the East Fork of the Trinity River, and polishing the water in one of the largest constructed wetlands in the country (1,840 acres). After passage through the wetland, the water is pumped through an 84-inch pipeline 43.5 miles north of the project site to Lavon Lake for storage, blending, and water supply use.