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Parks and Trails

Exciting things are happening in NWHCMUD 5!   The recently built trail system continues to be popular.  The District is continuing to explore additional trail connections including connecting the Reserve at Cypress Creek neighborhood to the trail system along Telge.  Currently under construction are a few trail projects including a loop trail around the detention basin in Forest Creek Farms, extending a sidewalk along the east side of Louetta between the existing trail and Telge Road, [...]

Discounts for Emergency Supplies as Hurricane Season Approaches

Did you know Texas has a Tax Holiday weekend on April 22 - 24, 2023 for Emergency Supplies? Hurricane Season is quickly approaching! Take advantage of the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday by shopping for qualified items in-store or online. Visit the Texas Comptroller's website at for a list of qualifying items and more information. Don't wait for the next storm, be prepared!

Parks and Natural Areas Awards

Congratulations to Northwest Harris County MUD 5 for receiving Special Recognition by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) for the Northwest Harris County MUD 5 Trail Improvements throughout their District. H-GAC established the Parks and Natural Areas Awards in 2006 to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to park planning and implementation.

Wasting Water or Following Regulation?

Have you ever gone out for a mid-morning walk in your neighborhood only to find water flowing out of a fire hydrant or a nearby valve box? This can be a concerning sight for many as it appears significant amounts of water are flowing straight into the storm sewer unused and wasted. You may be surprised to learn this process, called dead end flushing, is an integral part of keeping the water in your system [...]

NHCRWA Board Votes to Reduce Water Rates

At its January 9, 2023, Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (NHCRWA) voted to reduce water rates. The Board reduced surface water rates from $5.05 to $4.55 per 1,000 gallons and groundwater pumpage fees from $4.60 to $4.10 per 1,000 gallons. These rate cuts, the first cuts in the history of NHCRWA, will go into effect February 1, 2023. Newly elected Board President and Director Mark [...]

Rain Events and Storm Sewer System

Over the last couple of weeks our District has experienced serve rain events resulting in street flooding. The entirety of the storm sewer system is designed to handle a 2-year event. Anything beyond that is designed to pond water in the streets and activates the sheet flow of cascading highs and lows in the streets to route the ponding water toward additional inlets and the lakes/drainage outfall. During a rainfall event, if the street flooding [...]

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 [...]

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.