Water / Wastewater

Superior Water SystemThe City of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas provides water and wastewater services to a growing community located approximately 30 miles northwest of San Antonio, Texas. The utility currently serves an estimated 3,172 water customers and 1,952 wastewater customers.


The principal sources of water are a wholesale supply connection to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s Western Canyon transmission main and 30 active groundwater wells. The water distribution system currently consists of three independent pressure zones, a network of water lines ranging in diameter from 2 inches to 12 inches, seven ground storage tanks, and five pump stations. The current total production capacity is 3.7 MGD.  


Since 2011, our water utility has consistently been designated a Superior Water System by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for going above and beyond the minimum standards in protecting public health and ensuring reliable operation.


The wastewater collection system consists of seven lift stations and associated force mains, a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), and a network of gravity mains 4 inches to 16 inches. The WWTP is owned and operated by the City and has a current permitted capacity of 0.5 MGD annual average day flow. All treated effluent is pumped to the golf course and reused for irrigation purposes.

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