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Tuesday, 19 November 2013 10:59

The Nueces River Authority (NRA)

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The Nueces River Authority (NRA) was created in 1935 by special act of the 44th Texas Legislature codified as Article 8280-115 (Texas Water Code Auxiliary Laws, as amended). Under supervision of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, NRA has broad authority to preserve, protect, and develop surface water resources...
... including flood control, irrigation, navigation, water supply,wastewater treatment, and water quality control. It may develop parks and recreational facilities and may acquire and dispose of solid wastes. It may issue bonds and receive grants and loans. Board of Directors and Staff NRA is governed by a Board of 21 directors appointed for staggered, six year terms by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Texas Senate. Service Area NRA serves all or parts of 22 counties in South Texas, covering over 17,000 square miles, generally constituting the drainage area of the Nueces River and its tributaries and the adjoining coastal basins.


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  • Location: Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2045
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