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“MUD” Districts Provide Utilities for Unincorporated Areas

Municipal utility districts — or “MUDs” — are essentially local forms of government established to provide water, sewage, and drainage services to neighborhoods not affiliated with any city. They’re subject to approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin talks with Justin Ring from the local civil engineering firm EHRA about […]

Municipal utility districts — or “MUDs” — are essentially local forms of government established to provide water, sewage, and drainage services to neighborhoods not affiliated with any city. They’re subject to approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin talks with Justin Ring from the local civil engineering firm EHRA about what MUDs do and why.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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