Project Status & Updates

Current Phase: Pre Construction-Permitting

As part of the State of Texas’ water planning process, the Lake Columbia water supply project has been included in the Region I – East Texas Regional Water Planning Group’s regional water plan since 2001 and the corresponding State Water Plan since 2002. The FY 2021 regional water plan lists Lake Columbia Lake as a water supply source for Region C – Water Planning for North Texas or the Dallas/ Ft.  Worth metro plex. 

The Lake Columbia water supply project is currently being evaluated for inclusion the long-range water supply plans for water providers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and the Houston area. For these large water suppliers, long-range water planning takes place on an on-going basis, with formal updates those plans taking place on a 5- to 7-year cycle. 

Project Updates