DID YOU KNOW? If Municipal Utility Districts in Harris-Galveston Subsidence Regulatory (HGSD) Area 3 DID NOT convert to surface water as mandated by the Texas Legislature, water users in those districts would be forced to pay the HGSD’s disincentive fee instead of the NHCRWA’s water pumpage fee.

NHCRWA’s Surface Water Distribution System began operations in 2010

Year Groundwater Fee Surface Water HGSD Disincentive Fee
2022 $4.60 $5.05 $9.80
2021 $4.60 $5.05 $9.58
2020 $4.25 $4.70 $9.24
2019 $3.85 $4.30 $9.00
2018 $3.40 $3.85 $8.75
2017 $2.90 $3.35 $8.46
2016 $2.40 $2.85 $7.00
2015 $2.00 $2.45 $7.00
2014 $2.00 $2.45 $7.00
2013 $1.75 $2.20 $7.00
2012 $1.75 $2.20 $5.00
2011 $1.75 $2.20 $5.00
2010 $1.75 $2.20 $5.00
2009 $1.50 NA $3.50
2008 $0.99 NA $3.50
2007 $0.99 NA $3.50
2006 $0.84 NA $3.50
2005 $0.59 NA $3.50
2004 $0.34 NA $3.50
2003 $0.34 NA $3.50
2002 $0.25 NA $3.50
2001 $0.12 NA $3.00