The NTMWD uses surface water supplies from:


River Basin

Lavon Lake

Trinity River Basin

Jim Chapman Lake                

Sulphur River Basin

Lake Texoma

Red River Basin

Lake Tawakoni

Sabine River Basin

Lake Bonham

Red River Basin

Surface water supplies in Texas are owned by the state. The state grants the right to use this surface water to water providers, farmers, and ranchers as well as cities, industries, businesses, and other public and private interests. Since there is a limited amount of water in any stream, river, or reservoir, there are limits to the amount of water that can be withdrawn for use.

The NTMWD has obtained the necessary water rights for the supplies listed above.

For more info on water supplies visit NTMWD Water Supplies

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