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Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 12, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Water

The Denton County Health Department (DCHD) is reporting its first human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) of the season and the first case of Chikungunya virus (ChikV) in a Denton County resident.  The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed yesterday two cases of WNV—one resident in the City of Denton, the other in Argyle. 

“These reports of mosquito-borne diseases highlight and confirm our concerns—positive mosquito testing pools across the County have alerted us to the likelihood of human WNV cases, and we’re beginning…

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New Water & Sewer Rates Effective July 1

New Water & Sewer Rates Effective July 1

Posted by Alora Wachholz on Jun 26, 2014
Tags: Community, Town News, Water, Government

Effective July 1, Trophy Club residents will notice a new water rate applied to their bill with changes to both the base rate and price per gallons used. The Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD) Board approved an amended rate order on May 20, 2014. Since the Town purchases water from TC MUD to service residents in the Public Improvement District (PID), the Town is obligated by local ordinance to abide by the rate increases as substantiated by TC MUD. On June 16, 2014 the Town passed…

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North Texas Region Works Together to Combat West Nile Virus

North Texas Region Works Together to Combat West Nile Virus

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 22, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Public Health, Water, West Nile Virus

The North Texas health departments of Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant counties are again coordinating their planning efforts to make a collective impact on this year’s West Nile virus season.

The 2012 West Nile virus season was unexpected and took a significant toll on the health of citizens of the North Texas region. Ground and aerial spraying were used in areas of the region to reduce the mosquito population potentially carrying the virus. In 2013, North Texas health departments enhanced collaborations to prevent a potential recurrence.…

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PID Water Conservation Plan and Drought Contingency & Emergency Water Plan Available for Public Comment at Town Council Meeting - April 21

PID Water Conservation Plan and Drought Contingency & Emergency Water Plan Available for Public Comment at Town Council Meeting - April 21

Posted by Alora Wachholz on Apr 17, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Water

Update (May 2, 2014): The Water Conservation Plan and Drought Contingency & Emergency Water Plan for PID residents were both unanimously approved at the April 21, 2014 Town Council Meeting. For citizens of Trophy Club residing outside of the PID, a similar set of plans was approved by the TC MUD No. 1 on April 22, 2014 and can be viewed online here.

Please be aware that with the adoption of these plans, all residents within Trophy Club will be held to a similar requirement as the City of Fort Worth, with outdoor watering…

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Town and TC MUD 1 Agree to Long-Term Utility Service Terms

Town and TC MUD 1 Agree to Long-Term Utility Service Terms

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 21, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Government Consolidation, Town News, Transparency, Water

The Trophy Club Town Council and Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 Board of Directors met Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to finalize the terms of an agreement for a long-term utility contract between the two organizations. The Council and Board of Directors agreed to a 99-year wholesale contract for the District to provide water and wastewater utility services to the Trophy Club Public Improvement District (PID) residents, which represents approximately 1400 households located outside the District boundaries. Throughout the negotiation…

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Recent Change in Tap Water Taste & Odor

Recent Change in Tap Water Taste & Odor

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 14, 2014
Tags: Community, Business, Government, Public Health, Town News, Water

News from TC MUD 1, who purchases water from the City of Fort Worth --- The Fort Worth Water Department is experiencing changes in the taste and odor of the drinking water coming from the Rolling Hills and Westside water treatment plants. The Water Department assures customers the water is safe for drinking, cooking, bathing and all other purposes, even though it has an earthy smell and taste.

Last week, Tarrant Regional Water District switched the water supply for the treatment plants to Lake Benbrook because of maintenance…

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Water Line Disruption Expected January 10

Water Line Disruption Expected January 10

Posted by Alora Wachholz on Jan 09, 2014
Tags: Community, Town News, Water

From TC MUD 1 --- In order to fix a leak in a 16 inch water line at the corner of Veranda and Malin, water service to nearby customers will be disrupted during the emergency repair. The repair and water shutdown are expected to occur on Friday, January 10 after 8:00 a.m. and may take up to 10 hours to complete. Affected customers will receive door hangers with more information when a firm time for the repair is established.

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