Utilities

Natural Gas

Texas contains the country’s largest natural gas infrastructure network with Metro Houston being the logistics control center for moving most of the nation’s petroleum and natural gas.

  • Natural Gas Pipelines in the USA:


    Natural Gas Pipelines in the USA

  • Natural Gas Transmission and Storage Infrastructure in the North American Market:


    Natural Gas Transmission and Storage Infrastructure in the North American Market

  • Our area has more Natural Gas Processing Capacity than any other region in the USA.


    Our area has more Natural Gas Processing Capacity than any other region in the USA

  • Natural Gas Mainline Compressor Stations:


    Natural Gas Mainline Compressor Stations

    Compressor Stations Are Present Throughout the Natural Gas System

  • Galveston County is in the CenterPoint Energy Distribution Area.


    CenterPoint Energy Distribution Area Map

Low Cost Electric Power

Three electric companies distribute power to Galveston County: Texas/New Mexico Power, CenterPoint Energy, and Entergy

  • Three electric companies distribute electrical power to Galveston County. These three companies and their service areas are:
    • Texas/New Mexico Power
      • Friendswood
      • League City
      • Dickinson
      • La Marque
      • Texas City
      • Hitchcock
    • CenterPoint Energy
      • Clear Lake Shores
      • Dickinson
      • Friendswood
      • Hitchcock
      • Kemah
      • La Marque
      • League City
      • Santa Fe
      • Texas City
    • Entergy
      • Bolivar Peninsula


Electric Power Distribution Map

Water

  • Galveston County’s water needs are met by a combination of municipal utility districts, water control and improve districts, individual cities, and private utility districts.
  • Please check with your local municipality to confirm your water provider.


MUD Districts Map

Galveston County MUDs

Entity Phone Website
Bacliff MUD 281-339-1634 http:/www.bacliffmud.net
Bay Colony West MUD 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Flamingo Isles MUD 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD #6 281-482-0216 http://www.mud6.net
Galveston County MUD #12 409-935-6111 http://www.mud12galveston.com
Galveston County MUD #13 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD #14 713-462-8906 http://www.wheelerassoc.com
Galveston County MUD #15 713-462-8906 http://www.wheelerassoc.com
Galveston County MUD # 31 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 32 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 39 713-932-9011 http://www.bli-tax.com
Galveston County MUD # 43 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 44 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 45 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 46 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 52 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD #54 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 56 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 66 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Galveston County MUD # 68 713-932-9011 http://www.bli-tax.com
San Leon MUD 281-339-1586 http://www.slmud.org
South Shore Harbour MUD # 7 877-766-2284 http://www.aswtax.com
Tara Glen MUD 281-444-4866 http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/to


WCID Districts Map

Galveston County WCIDs

Entity Phone Website
Galveston County WCID # 1 281-337-1576 http://www.wcid1.com
Galveston County WCID # 1 281-337-1576 http://www.wcid1.com
WCID # 8 409-925-2821 http://www.gcwcid8.com
WCID # 19 409-935-6641  
Galveston County Fresh Water Supply District # 6 409-935-1427 http://www.villageoftikiisland.org


Industrial Water

  • Industrial water can also be obtained through the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

Gulf Coast Water Authority

Galveston County Industrial Water

Entity Phone Website
Gulf Coast Water Authority 409-935-2438 http://www.gulfcoastwaterauthority.com


Drainage

  • There are a number of entities that deal with drainage in Galveston County.
  • Both cities and a variety of drainage districts manage the incorporated parts of the county.
  • For more information on drainage in these areas, please contact the individual municipality.
  • For more information on drainage regulations in unincorporated parts of the county, please contact the Galveston County Engineering Department.


Drainage Districts Map

Galveston County Drainage Districts

Entity Phone Website
Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District 281-482-0404 http://www.gccdd.dst.tx.us
Galveston County Drainage District # 1 409-925-5402 http://galvestoncountydrainagedistrict1.us
Galveston County Drainage District # 2 409-935-2041  

Source of Business and Labor Numbers: The Next Move Group