439 Water Supply Corporation is a non-profit, member-owned corporation organized under the laws of the State of Texas. As such, 439 Water Supply Corporation is subject to the laws and regulations governing the operations of non-profit water supply corporations. 439 Water Supply Corporation governs itself under the discretion of a board of directors elected by the corporation members; however, the following agencies have some regulatory authority:
· The United States Department of Agriculture and the Texas Water Development Board establish guidelines and impose requirements in conjunction with loans provided to water supply corporations.
· The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issues Certificates of Convenience and Necessity. These Certificates grant the right and the obligation to provide utility service in a particular area. 439 Water Supply Corporation holds Certificate of Convenience and Necessity #10001.
· TCEQ also issues regulations governing the quality of all public drinking water systems and conducts periodic inspections. Those regulations address water quality, water pressure, and system design specifications.
439 Water Supply Corporation was established in 1967 and provides excellent water quality and service to customers in the Belton Lake area. Our water is purchased pre-treated from Bell County Water Control and Improvement District #1.
Glen Grandy, President