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Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion Project

Houston City Council Member Dave Martin would like to invite residents to attend an informational open house tomorrow, Wednesday, November 15, to learn about the expansion of the Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) located at 12121 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Humble, TX 77396.

The meeting will be held at Woodcreek Middle School located at 14600 Woodson Park Drive, Houston, TX 77044, and will cover the same material as the October 25 open house. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7:00 p.m., and the meeting will conclude at 8:00 p.m.

The NEWPP is expanding their existing 80 million-gallons-per-day (MGD) plant by 320 MGD through the construction of a new plant adjacent to the existing facilities. The new plant, Plant 2, will be constructed within the property boundaries of the existing 152-acre treatment plant site.

This expansion is a collaborative effort undertaken by the City of Houston in order to provide additional treated water capacity for the City and the four Authorities that will participate in the project in accordance with the second supplement to the water supply contracts water demands and the requirements of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District as well as the Fort Bend Subsidence District that restrict groundwater usage. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2024.

City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Staff will be on hand during the open house to explain the expansion project as well as answer any questions that you may have. The District E Office encourages you to attend one of these meetings as well as to visit www.GreaterHoustonWater.com. If you are unable to attend the meetings or would like to learn more please contact representatives from the water project at info@greaterhoustonwater.com or call (281) 520-3777.

The District E office can be reached at (832) 393-3008 or via email at districte@houstontx.gov.

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