The district purchases an average of 2.1 million gallons of drinking water a day from the Gulf Coast Water Authority’s Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant in Texas City. The district operates and maintains four water plants, 110 miles of water lines, and four emergency backup groundwater wells.
WCID #1 Services
The district operates a wastewater treatment plant originally built in the 1940s and expanded through the decades. The plant treats 1.8 million gallons of sewage a day and has capacity to treat up to 4.8 million gallons a day. The district also operates and maintains 34 sewer lift stations and 100 miles of sanitary sewer lines.
Solid Waste Services
The district contracts with AmeriWaste Solutions, Inc. to provide solid waste collection and disposal services. All residences and businesses within the boundaries of the district and/or within the corporate city limits of the city of Dickinson are required to use AmeriWaste services. Learn More
Curbside Recycling Services
Household Hazardous Waste Services
Free hazardous waste and electronics recycling services are available for WCID #1 residential customers by appointment at the Stella Roberts Recycling Center in Pearland. Learn More
Fire Protection Services Agreement
An agreement between WCID #1 and the Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) whereby fire protection fees are collected from district customers. The pass-through fees provide a steady income to the DVFD, which relies on these fees to purchase the equipment to provide firefighting services throughout Dickinson.