WHCRWA Board, made up of nine directors who serve staggered four-year terms, governs the WHCRWA. Directors must: (i) be at least 18 years of age; (ii) be a Texas resident; (iii) own land or be a qualified voter within the director precinct; and (iv) have served as a director of one or more districts for a total of at least four years. To serve as a director representing any part of the City of Katy, the individual must (i) meet the other specified qualifications, and (ii) must either meet the requirement of having served as a director of one or more districts for at least four years, or must have served as the mayor or a member of the city council of the City of Katy.
The primary mission of the WHCRWA and its governing board is to:
- Acquire and provide surface water and groundwater for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and other uses;
- reduce groundwater withdrawals;
- promote the conservation, preservation, protection, recharge, and prevention of waste of groundwater, and of groundwater reservoirs or their subdivisions; and,
- control subsidence caused by withdrawal of water from those groundwater reservoirs or their subdivisions.