San Jacinto River Authority providing potable water to Montgomery County emergency services

The SJRA GRP division is one of the few entities not on a boil notice. (Courtesy SJRA)
The SJRA GRP division is one of the few entities not on a boil notice. (Courtesy SJRA)

The SJRA GRP division is one of the few entities not on a boil notice. (Courtesy SJRA)

The San Jacinto River Authority Groundwater Reduction Plan Division, located at 11998 Pine Valley Drive, Conroe, is supplying Montgomery County with potable water amid the winter storms.

As of around 2 p.m. Feb. 18, the entity has supplied four trucks so far and expects an additional six to 10 today, said Heather Ramsey Cook, director of communications and public affairs. The trucks carry 6,500-7,500 gallons.


Entities using the water include regional hospitals, dialysis centers and the Houston Airport System, Cook said. The pickup is coordinated through Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

"We are one of the few systems not on a boil water notice, and we made the preparations ahead of the storm to stay online and functioning," she said. "Trucks are in and out of our Lake Conroe water plant all day."

SJRA has also notified the State Operations Center and Texas Division of Emergency Management of its potable water available for pickup.
By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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