On May 13, 1971, Cypress Forest Public Utility District (the
“District”) was created by Acts of the 62nd Texas Legislature,
Regular Session, effective May 13, 1971, pursuant to Art. XVI,
Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and in accordance with the
Texas Water Code, Chapter 54. The Board of Directors held it first
meeting on April 1, 1976, and the first bonds were sold on June 7,
1977. The District operates under Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas
Water Code and is subject to the continuing supervision of the
Commission on Environmental Quality, formerly known as the Texas
Natural Resource Conservation Commission. The principal functions of
the District are to finance, construct, own, and operate waterworks,
wastewater, and drainage facilities and to provide such facilities
and services to the customers of the District.
The District owns
and operates a water supply and distribution system, wastewater
collection system, and storm water drainage facilities serving
single-family residential and commercial development within the
District, as well as providing service for purposes such as public
irrigation. The District includes;
- Champion Forest, Sections One through Twelve,
- Estates at Windrush, Sections One through Three,
- Champions Cove, Section One,
- Champions Villas, Section One,
- Stonegate Court, Section One, and
- Sterling Gate Estates, Section One.
The District owned facilities include two water wells, an
elevated water storage tank, two ground storage tanks, booster
pumps, a hydro-pneumatic tank, auxiliary diesel power and related
water/wastewater lines and piping.
On April 9, 1992, the District entered into a 40-year agreement
with Cy-Champ Public Utility District, Harris County Water Control
and Improvement District No. 114, Kleinwood Municipal Utility
District, Louetta North Public Utility District, and
School District to form the Kleinwood Joint Powers Board.
Under the terms of the agreement, each district owns an individual
interest in the Kleinwood Regional Sewage Treatment Plant, and the
Joint Powers Board is the sole party authorized to act on behalf of
the districts. The Joint Powers Board is composed of members of the
Board of Directors of the participating districts.