Our Mission

At Upper Jasper County Water Authority, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

On-Line Bill Pay!

We are excited to announce that we are now offering our customers the convenience of paying your bill on-line!  Please call our office for your Location I.D. number that is required for setup.  (409-384-6301) There will be a fee of $4.00 for each payment made that is charged by the processing company.

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

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09/24/18: Boil Water Notice - North System Specific

September 24, 2018

Due to the repair of a pressure reducing valve (PRV), the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water system, Upper Jasper County Water Authority, PWS ID 1210060 (North System Specific), to notify customers from the Angelina River on Hwy 63W to RR 255 W, including Trout Creek Subdivision and all residents in between; also all customers from the intersection of CR 032 & CR 044, North to include all of CR 044, 041, 039, 040, 034, 037, 018, 019 and also CR 046, 047, & 048 of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.  (This notice does not apply to customers who live South of Jasper, or customers on the North System who never lost water or pressure.)

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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