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Trash Collection

Residents of Northwest Harris County MUD No. 5, Best Trash is the current trash and recycle provider. HAYDEN LAKES, WILDWOOD at OAKCREST N. and OAKCREST have curbside trash collection on Monday and Thursday with once weekly curbside recycle collection on Monday. All other sections have curbside trash collection on Tuesday and Friday with once weekly curbside recycle collection on Tuesday. Trash On each regularly scheduled collection day, Best Trash will collect residential refuse in bags [...]

Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Christmas!

Watch your neighborhood closely and call us if you see someone damaging or stealing holiday displays. Follow Harris County Constable Precinct 4 on Facebook at ‪ and download their new mobile app “C4 NOW” to receive live feeds on crime, arrests, safety tips, traffic accidents and road conditions in your area. Also, if you are traveling for the Holiday season, you can fill out a Vacation Watch Request and an officer will check on your [...]

Water Supply Facility

BGE Inc. is a nation-wide consulting firm, based in Houston since its founding in 1975. In 2019, BGE was engaged as the district engineer for NW Harris County MUD 5 to assist with water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer infrastructure needs. As the engineer for the District, BGE is involved with comprehensive planning for asset management for maintenance of the District’s existing infrastructure, as well as design and construction of new water, sewer and [...]

Parks and Trails Update

As the Landscape Architect for NW Harris County MUD 5, Clark Condon has been working on developing an extensive trails system throughout the District.  In April of this year, the District held the grand opening for over 5 miles of the first phase of trails that connect several neighborhoods within the District.  The trail system includes pedestrian bridges, trail nodes and wayfinding signage.  Trails utilize existing corridors including street rights-of-ways, utility easements and drainage-ways.  [...]

Update: Drought & Water Restrictions

Due to drought related heavy irrigation usage during early morning hours, combined with the usual surge in water demand during that time, the voluntary water restrictions in NW Harris County MUD 5 are expected to continue through mid-September. What you can do Do not activate your irrigation system or water your lawn between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM Reduce the number of days you water your lawn Reduce the total time your irrigation system runs [...]

Please Reduce Water Usage

Voluntary water restrictions are still in effect for NW Harris County MUD 5 residents. Due to rapidly increasing irrigation usage, the District is still experiencing difficulties keeping up with peak water demand during early morning hours. Please consider adjusting your irrigation system controller to avoid watering between 4:00 AM and 8:00 AM. Mandatory water restrictions may be imposed it demand is not reduced.

2022 AWBD Annual Conference

The District attended this year's Association of Water Board Directors - Texas (AWBD) annual conference, and will be presenting our learnings in the coming months!

Voluntary Water Restrictions

NW MUD 5 is currently experiencing difficulties keeping up with peak water demand during the early morning hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – primarily due to increased irrigation demand. The District is implementing “Voluntary Water Restrictions”. Attached is the District’s Defined Irrigation Schedule and Water Use Policy that was adopted in 2020 by the Board. If possible, please consider watering your lawn on Tuesdays and Thursdays instead of Monday/Wednesday/Friday (the days we are having [...]

Northwest Harris County Mud No 5 to Change Drinking Water Disinfection Method

On Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 Northwest Harris County MUD 5 will be temporarily changing the drinking water disinfectant from chloramines to free chlorine for a portion of the district. This temporary change is expected to last for 2-3 months. This change is a response to the increased demand on the water distribution system. During the transition, some customers may experience a change in the way their water smells or tastes. The water is still safe [...]

NWHCMUD 005 Bond and Directors Election

Elections – Bonds These notices will remain posted continuously until 7:00 p.m. May 7, 2022. Roster of Early Voting by Mail Roster of Early Voting in Person Sample Ballot Boleta Muestra Lá Phiếu Mẩu 選票樣本 Proposition A, B Proposición A, B Kế Hoạch Đề Nghị A, B 提案A,B Notice of Bond Election Aviso de Elección de Bonos Thông Báo về Cuoc Bầu cử Trái Phiếu 債券選舉通知 Order Calling Bond Election Orden para Convocar una Elección [...]

Water Information

Please contact the district’s water operator to set up new service. Click here to see all your water operator’s service and billing information.

Trash Information

The district’s trash operator has many guidelines you should look into. Click here to see all of your trash operator’s guidelines and pick up information.

Safety Information

NWHCMUD No. 5 has your safety as a top priority, employing 13
constables. Please click here for further information regarding safety in the district.

Tax Information

The district’s tax assessor’s website allows you to find and pay your taxes. Please click here to visit the tax assessor’s website to pay your tax bill.

Parks/Trails Info

Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 5 urges you to get outside! Click here for information about our district’s trails and parks.