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Tyler Water Utilities

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On July 24, 2019, the Tyler City Council passed an ordinance to prohibit the use of groundwater from beneath 37.712 acres of land within the City limits, located at 1700 E. Duncan St., in order to facilitate the certification of the property with a Municipal Setting Designation (MSD) by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

We have prepared this set of answers to the frequently asked questions that the City has received regarding the Municipal Setting Designation process, with the hope that it will help our citizens realize the benefits of the program. Please click on the following link to download a copy of these FAQs.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Municipal Setting Designation Process


Water Utilities Administration
Jimmie Johnson, Ph.D., ICMA-CPM
Director of Utilities
PO Box 2039, Tyler, TX 75710
Phone: (903) 533-2084
Fax: (903) 531-1259

Water Utilities Administration provides executive oversight and administrative support to all departments within the Utility so that the Utility functions as a single, cohesive operation in order to better serve our customers. It provides personnel administration and development, records management, and project planning, funding and management for all major water and sewer capital improvements. Water Utilities Administration also acts as a liaison with other City departments, as well as Federal, State and local organizations and regulatory agencies on all water and sewer issues.

NEW - Tyler Public Works Website

Tyler Public Works for youThe City of Tyler is proud to announce its new website - Tyler Public Works. It is a joint effort between the City of Tyler Engineering Department and Tyler Water Utilities to highlight capital improvement projects related to streets, drainage, water, wastewater and other public facilities to benefit the citizens of Tyler.

Please visit the Tyler Public Works webpageto find information about:

  1. The City of Tyler's 5-Year Comprehensive Capital Improvement Program (CIP),
  2. Information about Tyler Water Utilities' sanitary sewer system Consent Decree, and
  3. Information and links to the City Standards used to guide design and construction in, and around, the City of Tyler.

Voluntary Water Restrictions

The City of Tyler is currently under Voluntary Water Restrictions until further notice. For more information, view our press release or call (903) 531-1234.

Department Strategic Direction

Tyler Water Utilities is dedicated to providing safe drinking water along with sanitary sewer services for the citizens of Tyler, while at the same time providing the highest level of Customer Service.

Related Links

Customer Service Survey: Tyler Water Utilities wants to hear from you. Please click the icon below to complete our Customer Service Survey. Thank you for your feedback!

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Payments: To make a Water Bill, Lake Tyler Lease or Lake Tyler East Registration payment, please click the Click2Gov logo below:

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