AWBD Fall Seminar is Approaching!

Register today! The event will take place in person on Monday, October 30, 2023. Check-in begins at 6:00 pm and the program concludes at 8:30 pm. 
Click the button for more information and updated speaker details coming soon. 

Attention all Directors!

The Directors 201 Workshop is on Friday, October 13, 2023, at the West Houston Insitute from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. It is tailored for seasoned water district directors who have navigated a full election cycle and comprehend the foundational aspects of water district management. This workshop aims to elevate your expertise and skills to a more advanced level. 

Register today to dive into the intricacies of effective leadership and district management.

Register Now for the 2024 Midwinter Conference!

You will hear from knowledgeable industry experts and gain valuable information to share with your community! 

The conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Dallas from Friday, January 19, 2024 – Saturday, January 20, 2024. Check out the AWBD Conference page for all updates. 

Register for AWBD Parks Webinar Oct. 6th

Sign up today to learn from Brian Hooton with EnGo Planet discussing Solar Lighting. The Zoom webinar will take place virtually on Friday, October 6th at 12 pm. All registered attendees receive an Uber Eats voucher. 

Showcase your district's special project excellence!

The program’s purpose is to have our members share the impactful projects districts have finished that benefit their community. Projects should be completed within the last three years. Remember, the application deadline is October 31, 2023! Watch a quick video listing the categories and featuring past Project Award winners showcasing their district’s projects.

NEW AWBD Founders Series; The Early 90's - 2005

AWBD has a rich history full of fantastic people who were able to make all of this possible. We look forward to sharing our history with you in our new video series! In this portion, please enjoy the stories from Bill Blitch, Doug Jordan and Dan Sallee

2023 AWBD Annual Conference is On Demand

All AWBD membership can now watch and rewatch any session that you may have missed at the push of a button. Use your AWBD member login for easy access! 

The Association of Water Board Directors (AWBD) is dedicated to the betterment of Texas water district operation and management through education, unification, and advocacy.  Explore this site and learn more about the over 1,100 water districts that help Texas grow sustainably.

What is a Water District?

A water district is a local government entity—a special district–that provides water and sewer service and even roads, and other, limited services that cities provide.

AWBD on Demand

AWBD conference sessions, seminars, and special programs are available to view on demand at your convenience.

News & Journal

The quarterly AWBD Journal and bimonthly newsletter, the Pipeline, are a benefit exclusive to our members. You can view a sample Journal on this page.

Frequently Asked Questions

This page is dedicated to questions that come up often along with the best available answers from our staff, board, and committees.

Laws & Regulations

Water districts are heavily regulated. AWBD supports laws and regulation that keep customers safe, service affordable, and our communities growing.


Below are resources and links that our staff and members find helpful for water district directors and professionals.

PFIA Training

The Public Funds Investment Act (PFIA) governs the investment of government funds in Texas.

Water District Facts

Discover how public facility corporations impact water districts, their taxation and growth dynamics, and their commitment to community transparency on this page.


Connect with AWBD’s directors and industry experts.

AWBD hosts conferences and events across Texas and offers virtual events so you can learn from experts and connect to like-minded directors and professionals.


Get Involved

Membership comes with access to AWBD programs.



Get more out of your membership by enrolling in AWBD’s Programs. From our Ambassadors and Emerging Leaders Programs to our committees, every AWBD member has opportunities to educate, unite, and advocate to improve MUDs and communities across Texas.

Protect the Pipes, Don't Flush the Wipes!
Protect the Pipes, Don't Flush the Wipes!
Apply Now for 2023 AWBD Project Awards
Apply Now for 2023 AWBD Project Awards
MUDs: A Texas Heritage
MUDs: A Texas Heritage
MUDs Grow Texas
MUDs Grow Texas
AWBD Founders Series
AWBD Founders Series
AWBD Ambassador Program
AWBD Ambassador Program


AWBD Connects the Water Districts.

From our searchable directory to our idea submission portal, AWBD will help you get connected.


On AWBD’s company directory, you’ll find experts and explore services and products that provide services to AWBD distrcts.

Ads & Sponsorship

Companies looking to connect with our members through AWBD publications, events, and special programs can explore ad and sponsorship opportunities.

Contact Us

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If you have an idea for an article, a conference presentation, or anything else to improve AWBD’s mission, we appreciate your input.