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Please be advised that effective August 10th, 2023, the West Harris County Water Authority ("Authority") triggered Stage 1 (voluntary reductions) of its Drought Contingency Plan due to climate and weather conditions. Due to the Authority enacting Stage 1, Harris County MUD 81 has enacted Stage 1 of their Drought Contingency Plan. While Stage 1 is VOLUNTARY, please adhere to the following outdoor watering scheule:

Odd addresses may irrigate on Odd numbered days

Even addresses may irrigate on Even numbered days

Outdoor water use shall be prohibited between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and between 6:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

If you have a programmable controller, please set it to water accordingly.

For additional information, call 281 290-6500. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Shred Day Results

On October 14th, Shred Day at Harris County MUD 81 collected 4,000 pounds, or 2 tons of paper. This translates to:

  • 40 trees saved
  • 18,000 gallons of water saved
  • 900 kw energy saved
  • 14 cubic yards of landfill saved.

  • MUD 81 E-mail Issue

    Over the weekend of June 10th, the MUD 81 Board became aware of unauthorized e-mails that appeared to have originated from the District's hcmud81@comcast.net e-mail address. MUD 81 immediately took action to secure the account, and the e-mail activity appears to have ceased. The MUD 81 Board is working to fully investigate the incident and expects to provide more information once that investigation is complete. Please immediately delete any suspicious e-mails that appear to be from that e-mail address. For all MUD 81 water and sewer service and account issues, please contact the MUD 81 operator, Municipal District Services, at (281) 290-6500, or info@mdswater.com.

    Drainage Improvements Continue

    Harris County has awarded the contract for the Cimarron Subdivision - Sections 2, 3, 4, and 5 drainage improvements to R Construction Company and construction is underway.

    Click here for more information.

    Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 81 is empowered to purchase, construct, operate, and maintain all works, improvements and facilities necessary for the supply of water, for the collection and processing of wastewater and for control and diversion of storm water. It is also allowed to provide parks and recreation, fire protection, garbage and security.

    The District is 921 acres, all located in Houston's Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). MUD 81 has 3090 single family connections, 2 multi-family, 56 commercial and 24 irrigation (sprinkler) connections. The District has four water wells, a lift station, an administrative office building, and an interest in two regional sewage treatment plants (STP), West Memorial and Cinco.

    Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act

    Information about the District required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code, created by Senate Bill 2 (also known as the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019), is available here.

    Please read this disclaimer.


    Notifications from the District

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    From the Board, read the latest Quarterly Newsletter (Q4 2023).

    We recycle!

    The trash and recycle pickup schedules are listed here.

    District Customers can now view their account online here.


    Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 81    •    805 Hidden Canyon Katy, Texas 77450    •     hcmud81@comcast.net     •    281 392-8112