Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority is a political subdivision created by House Bill 1008 on April 30, 1963 during the 58th Session of the Texas Legislature; further amended by House Bill 2210 in 1975 during the 64th Legislative Session, House Bill 3804 in 1999 during the 76th Legislative Session, House Bill 2309 in 2005 during the 79th Legislative Session, and House Bill 4176 in the 84th Legislative Session.
has all the rights, powers, privileges, authority, functions, and
duties provided by the general law of the state, including Chapters 49
and 51 of the Texas Water Code. Additional rights, powers, privileges, authority, functions, and duties are also provided by Chapters 54 and 55 of the Texas Water Code. The Authority supplies water under CCN number 10166 and wastewater under CCN number 20060.
In 1989, LCMUA joined other organizations in creating Upper Trinity Regional Water District. UTRWD
was created to provide water and wastewater services to its members.
Each Member Organization has an appointed representative to sit on the UTRWD Board to protect the interest of the region.