West Travis County construction hammers may stop

  • October 18, 2016
  • News
 Officials of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency, which services Bee Cave, Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5 and parts of Hays County with water and wastewater, said it has exceeded, at least on paper, its service capacity.

“We are oversubscribed from a paper commitment standpoint,” District Engineer Curtis Wilson told WTCPUA directors during the agency’s Sept. 15 meeting in Bee Cave.

Once a developer seeks to create a project, he or she files a service extension request, or SER, asking the WTCPUA to commit to provide water and wastewater service, said WTCPUA General Manager Robert Pugh, who took over management of the agency Aug. 15. A preliminary finding of water and wastewater capacity is issued by the agency in living unit equivalents, with the number of LUEs issued based on the project’s density, Pugh said… Read more from Community Impact