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Operation of Golf Carts and ATVs

The District would like to take this opportunity to let residents know about laws and regulations pertaining to operation of Golf Carts and ATVs in the community. Use of these motorized vehicles is only allowed on a roadway, when it it a licensed vehicle, and must be operated by a licensed driver.

Texas Water Code, Section 49.217- Operation of a motor vehicle on a drainage ditch or detention pond or on land adjacent to a drainage ditch or detention pond is punishable by fine of up to $500.

Texas Water Code, Section 49.228- A person who wilfully destroys or damages district property is guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor punishable by fine of up to $2,000 or by confinement in jail for up to 180 days, or both.

The District has concerns that Golf Cart and ATV usage along the drainage ditches and detention ponds are causing damage that will need to be repaired, through the use of taxpayer dollars. Traffic along these areas can lead to serious ruts and erosion, as well as other safety concerns for residents.

Keep Motor Vehicles off Ditches and Ponds!

Operation of Golf Carts and ATVs2022-08-31T11:23:51-05:00

Happy Father’s Day

The Board for Harris County MUD 148 would like to wish all fathers a Happy Father’s Day. Thank you for all the ways you go above and beyond every day for your families.

Happy Father’s Day2022-08-31T11:24:12-05:00

Hydrant Replacement Project Update

Harris County MUD 148 is continuing the hydrant replacement project, which will replace approx. 50 hydrants throughout the district. This project will provide much needed reliability on hydrants in the event of a fire in the community. Eventually all fire hydrants will be replaced in the District.

Hydrants have been in the District since 1975, with some being rusted out and needing replacement for safety reasons, including ADA compliance. Some of the replacements can be seen below, where they are removing hydrants from sidewalks and relocating them to another area.




Hydrant Replacement Project Update2022-08-31T11:24:17-05:00

Water Smart Event

The MUD 148 Board of Directors held the drive-thru Water Smart Event on June 6 and June 13, 2020. At the event we provided over 5 thousand free masks (cloth and disposable), hand sanitizers, and cleaning products. We also provided CDC information pertaining to COVID 19 and information about resource services that are available to MUD 148 residents. We serviced over 700 families with much needed supplies.

We’d like to thanks everyone, including the MUD 148 Board of Directors, Angels 4 Hope, Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Hon. Harold Dutton, our friends at Center of South Houston Sathya Sai, and everyone else that participated.

Water Smart Event2022-08-31T11:24:24-05:00

Keeping The Community Clean

The Board has been made aware that there are rental property owners instructing their lawn care and house repair personnel to dump trash at entrances & exits of the communities, of Greensbrook Place and Greensbrook Section 1.

If you see individuals or companies dumping items in our community please report this to the Harris County Sheriff’s Department at (713) 221-6000. Ask the dispatcher to give the physical location of illegal dumping in our community to our Contract Deputy on Duty.

We ask that residents take pictures of the violations, but do not approach the violator.

Keeping The Community Clean2022-08-31T11:24:42-05:00

No Boil Water Notice

From the Board of Directors of HC MUD 148:
Regarding the City of Houston water line break, your water is safe and there is no need to boil water at this time.

  1. The District’s operator switched the District’s water supply system to 100% well water as news of the COH water issue broke yesterday;
  2. The District’s water supply system never lost water pressure;
  3. The District’s operator is testing the water to make absolutely certain that there is no need to boil water; and
  4. If the need to boil water arises, the District’s operator will promptly send out a notification.

If you have any questions, please contact the Board President, Mr. Calvet Shelley, at (832) 602-8647.

No Boil Water Notice2022-08-31T11:25:04-05:00

Harris County MUD No. 148 Receives Million Dollar CDBG Award

The District is thrilled to report that our community has been awarded a $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to complete Phase II of our Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion. Completion of these improvements will increase service capacity benefiting more than 8,000 community members in our District.

The grant was awarded by the Harris County Community Services Department and will be released following approvals from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and HUD of the Environmental Review Record (ERR) and Release of Funds. Harris County Engineering Department will provide project administration and inspection services.

Harris County MUD No. 148 Receives Million Dollar CDBG Award2022-08-31T11:25:09-05:00

Promises Made, Promises Kept

HCMUD 148’s Accomplishments During the Year 2019

  • Sanitary Lift Station No. 1 – Constructed a brand new sanitary lift station to serve the community of Kingslake Forest Subdivision. The District is also underway another sanitary lift station that will serve the community of Greensbrook Section 1.
  • Fire Hydrants Replacement – Replaced all fire hydrants in the communities of Kingslake Forest Section 1 and Greensbrook Section 1.
  • Waterline Extension and Sanitary Forcemain To Serve Sheldon ISD’s New Campus – Partnered with Sheldon ISD to construct approximately 9,000 Feet of waterline and 13,000 Feet of sanitary forcemain.
  • Jogging Trail – Constructed approximately 1,700 Feet of jogging trail located around the District’s detention pond just south of the Administration Building.
  • Playground and Pavilion – Constructed a playground and pavilion that connects to the jogging trail.
  • Splash Pad – Constructed a Splash Pad located behind the District’s Administration Building adjacent to the playground.
  • Multi-use Youth Center – Constructed a basketball court with pavilion and a pedestrian bridge and trail that connects two communities within the District. The basketball court is located within Greensbrook Section 1.
  • Smart Meter Pilot Program – Implemented a pilot program that includes 20 smart water meters.
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion – This project is still under construction. It is expected to be substantially complete in January of 2020. The expansion will provide an additional 100,000 gallons per day of sewage treatment capacity which will enable the District to serve additional customers. The District is also underway another expansion phase to increase its capacity by 300,000 gallons per day of sewage treatment capacity. The Texas Water Development Board has approved funds for this expansion that will be in the form of low interest rate bonds (rate to be well below market rates). Additionally, Harris County Community Development Grant program has conditionally awarded $1,000,000 for this expansion. Funds will be confirmed in January of 2020.
  • City of Houston Water Supply Contract – Contracted with the City of Houston to increase water supply to HCMUD 148 from 7 million gallons per month to 16.23 million gallons per month.
  • Security Coverage – Increased coverage by adding one more deputy to patrol the communities of HCMUD 148.
  • Community Programs recurring every year:
    • National Night Out
    • Back to School – Donated back packs and other school supplies to the children of HCMUD 148
    • Various Christmas Events
    • Senior Citizen Program
    • Summer Nutrition Program – provided lunch to the youth within the communities of HCMUD 148
  • Harvey Recovery Project – Provides assistance to residents of HCMUD 148 that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Harris County officials are available at the District’s Administration Building on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Promises Made, Promises Kept2022-08-31T11:25:13-05:00
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