(Our New Office at 2750 FM 517 East, Dickinson , TX)
Welcome to the website of the Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No.1 (WCID#1) located in Dickinson, Texas. Watch this site for information about "The Water Company". If you need us for emergencies, our 24 hour number is our main number, 281-337-1576. If you call that number, either our customer service staff or an on-call operator will contact the right members of our staff to help you.
Bond and Tax Cap Election, May 9, 2015 - Both Measures Passed
We wish to say thank you to the voters of Galveston County WCID#1. You approved both propositions. 75% of you voted to approve $9.2 million of much improvements and some 71% of you voted to raise our tax cap from $0.05 per $100 of assessed value to $0.10 per $100 of assessed value.
Important Information about Refuse Collection within the City and the Water District
Beginning March 1, 2015, garbage/refuse collection within the Water District and the City of Dickinson will be managed by a new company. Republic Services of Houston will be the new vendor for these services. The Water District will no longer bill you for this service. Republic Services of Houston will bill you directly on a quarterly basis with the first three (3) month bill having already arrived.
Please take note of the new pickup schedule that began March 1st. If you live EAST of the Railroad tracks, your regular trash pickup days will be on Mondays and Thursdays. If you live WEST of the Railroad tracks, your trash pickup days will continue to be Tuesday and Fridays. Once again, if you live EAST of the Railroad tracks, your trash pickup days will be Mondays and Thursdays beginning March 1st. If you live WEST of the Railroad tracks, your trash pickup days will be on Tuesdays and Fridays. Recyclables will be picked up, city-wide, on Wednesday ONLY.
For the most current information, please go to the City's website, our website under the Announcements Tab http://www.wcid1.com/announcements.htm, or contact Republic Services at (800) 234-7481.
Important New Drought Info - May 14, 2015
The Brazos River Basin, from where all of our drinking water originates, is finally out of the drought conditions we have been under for the last eighteen (18) months or so. Recent rainfall has finally gotten to the upper reaches of the mid-Brazos basin and recharged the reservior system. You may, as always, review the Drought Map of the Brazos River here at http://www.brazos.org/DroughtStatus.asp .
As of Thursday May 14, 2015 The Water Company has now rescinded all stages of our Drought Plan. Recent rains have increased the levels in the Brazos River Authority Reserviors such that we are no longer in triggering conditions. We continue to ask that you do everything that you can to reduce your water consumption to insure a stable supply of water for all the citizens of Dickinson and of the County as a whole.
Our Next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 18, 2015 at a new regular meeting time of 4:00 pm in the Council Chambers in Dickinson City Hall.
If you have any questions or if we may provide further information, please call Galveston County WCID #1, Monday - Thursday, between the hours of 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM and Friday, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM, at 281-337-1576. To report emergencies after hours, and on weekends, please call the same number and talk to the after-hours operator.
David A Paulissen, General Manager
Normal Hours of operation:
M-Th 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 12:00 noon
Phone number 281-337-1576 Answered 24/7
WCID#1 Address: 2750 FM 517 Rd. East, PO Box 307, Dickinson, TX. 77539 Phone:(281) 337-1576 Fax: (281) 534-4672