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Internal District

For questions about a utility bill you received from Harris County MUD 500, or if you would like more information regarding the internal facilities and services that Harris County MUD 500 provides to residents and customers within its boundaries.

Master District

For resident or customer of the Master District Service Area, comprised of Harris County Municipal Utility District Nos. 500, 501, 502, and 503, and would like more information regarding the facilities and services that the Master District provides within the Master District Service Area.

Upcoming Meetings

Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 500 generally holds its regular Board meetings on the first Wednesday of each month, at noon, at:

Lakehouse at Towne Lake
10000 Towne Lake Parkway
Cypress, Texas 77433

Due to rapidly changing circumstances in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, the August 4th Harris County MUD No. 500 Board of Directors meeting will occur by telephone conference only. Please click on the agendas below for instructions on how to dial into the meeting.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for June 3, 2020. The agenda will be posted once it becomes available.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm warning for Harris County and the surrounding counties in the Houston metropolitan area, as Tropical Storm Beta continues to approach the Texas coast. Over the next several days, the Houston metropolitan area may receive significant amounts of rainfall which could result in localized flooding. There also is a risk of wind and other damage from the storm.

MUD 500’s (the District) water and sewer system operator, Environmental Development Partners (EDP), is implementing its emergency preparedness procedures, as necessary, and will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and adjust its procedures accordingly. Please contact EDP at (832) 467-1599 at any time to report issues with District facilities.

Additional information and updates about the storm are available through the following:

The District encourages you to review your emergency preparedness plan and to continue to frequently monitor information about the storm as it develops.  The District will also be providing storm related updates as appropriate on its website and through email alerts.

The District also encourages residents to secure all outdoor patio and other items, including loose dock items and watercraft.  Please be advised that significant weather events may result in displaced wildlife, including alligators.  The District encourages residents to report all alligator sightings to EDP, at (832) 467-1599.

Latest News

Sep. 14, 2021

Wildlife in Harris County MUD 500 Lakes

Like other areas in southeast Texas, the Harris County MUD 500 (MUD 500) lakes serve as a natural habitat for various wildlife, including but not limited to alligators, Egyptian geese, and beavers.  MUD 500 has engaged a wildlife management contractor to assist with wildlife management matters. 

The recent Tropical Storm Nicholas event may result in the presence of displaced wildlife in and around MUD 500’s lakes.  Please report any sightings of alligators or other wildlife issues to MUD 500’s operator, Environmental Development Partners, at (832) 467-1599.

Additionally, the MUD 500 Board respectfully requests that residents of and visitors to Towne Lake refrain from interfering with its wildlife management contractor and/or any of the contractor’s lines, traps, or other equipment left in or near its lakes.   

Sep. 13, 2021

Tropical Storm Nicholas

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for inland Harris County and a Tropical Storm Warning for coastal Harris County and many other surrounding counties in the Houston metropolitan area, as Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to strengthen and approach the Texas coast. Over the next several days, the Houston metropolitan area may receive significant amounts of rainfall which could result in localized flooding. There also is a risk of wind and other damage from the storm.

The District’s water operator, Environmental Development Partners (EDP), is implementing its emergency preparedness procedures, as necessary, and will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and adjust its procedures accordingly. Please contact EDP at (832) 467-1599 at any time to report issues with District facilities.

Additional information and updates about the storm are available through the following:

The District encourages you to review your emergency preparedness plan and to continue to frequently monitor information about the storm as it develops.  The District will also be providing storm related updates as appropriate on its website and through email alerts.

Useful Links

CenterPoint Energy – report a streetlight outage

Harris County Sheriff’s Office – In the event of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1

For non-emergency law enforcement matters, please contact the non-emergency line at 713-221-6000

West Harris County Regional Water Authority

To report a suspected Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) violation, please contact the Harris County Pollution Control Services Department at 713-920-2831

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