News Archive

February 27th Special Board Meeting Notice

Feb 20, 2024

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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February 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Feb 5, 2024

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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January 23rd Special Board Meeting Notice

Jan 16, 2024

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Winter Weather Update

Jan 13, 2024

Update: January 14, 7:00 pm - Winter Weather Advisory: The National Weather Service (NWS) has put southeast Texas in a winter weather advisory from 6 PM tonight through 6 PM Monday;

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January 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jan 2, 2024

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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8 Helpful Ideas for Winterizing Your Home

Dec 22, 2023

Winters in Texas have become unpredictable. With extreme highs and extreme lows in recent years, preparing your home for the winter months has proven to be vital.

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December 11th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Dec 5, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Beware of "F.O.G." Fat, Oil and Grease

Nov 18, 2023

What is F.O.G. (pronounced like “fog”)? F.O.G. is an acronym for Fat, Oil and Grease. It is harmful to the internal drainage inside the home, Emerald Forest UD’s drainage infrastructure and the environment.

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Stage 1 - Water Conservation Measures Rescinded

Nov 14, 2023

The Board of Directors would like to thank the residents of Emerald Forest UD for adhering to water conservation measures during the 2023 Drought.

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November 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Nov 8, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Emerald Forest Utility District - Home Safety Tips for Resident Holiday Travel

Nov 6, 2023

Holidays are a prime time for vacations. Unfortunately, it is also a prime time for residential burglaries…

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October 24th Special Board Meeting Notice

Oct 17, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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The Not So Flushable Wipes

Oct 13, 2023

Toilet paper alternatives such as “flushable wipes”, wet wipes, sanitary napkins, and/or paper towels cannot be flushed down the toilet safely.

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October 9th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Oct 2, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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September 26th Special Board Meeting Notice

Sep 20, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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September 11th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Sep 1, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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August 22nd Special Board Meeting Notice

Aug 17, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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August 14th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Aug 7, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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July 25th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jul 19, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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July 10th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jul 4, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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2023 Hurricane Preparedness for Emerald Forest UD Residents

Jun 29, 2023

June 23, 2023 - The third named hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed in the South Atlantic, and while there have not been any threats to Texas yet residents of the Gulf Coast should stay prepared for an active hurricane season.

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June 27th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jun 22, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Protect the Pipes, Don't Flush the Wipes!

Jun 9, 2023

Special District officials are concerned about the increase in unplanned wastewater facility repairs and the associated sharp rise in overall sewer costs. If you are a resident within a MUD, please do your part to minimize expenses and preserve the efficiency and integrity of your MUD’s sewer system. Remember: Protect the pipes, don’t flush the wipes!

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June 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jun 5, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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May 23rd Special Board Meeting Notice

May 16, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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May 15th Special Board Meeting Notice

May 10, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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May 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

May 1, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Emerald Forest Utility District Election FAQ

Apr 21, 2023

As many residents may already know, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Emerald Forest Utility District (the "District") has called for an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) tax proposition to be on the election ballot for Saturday, May 6, 2023.

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April 25th Special Board Meeting Notice

Apr 19, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Emerald Forest UD Resident Event Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 6 PM!

Apr 12, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District (Emerald Forest UD) Board of Directors cordially invites you to our Resident Awareness and Educational Open House to discuss the upcoming May 6, 2023 bond authorization election.

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April 18th Special Meeting Notice

Apr 11, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Managing your EyeOnWater: What can your Smart Meter do for you?

Apr 10, 2023

The EyeOnWater portal and mobile app can help you review your water usage on a daily basis, assist with the detection of water leaks, and even allow you to set up automated leak detection alerts.

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Emerald Forest UD Adopts Homestead Exemption Policy for Residents

Apr 10, 2023

We are excited to announce the adoption of the general homestead exemption for residents of the Emerald Forest Utility District.

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April 10th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Apr 4, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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March 28th Special Board Meeting Notice

Mar 22, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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March 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Mar 7, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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February 28th Special Board Meeting Notice

Feb 21, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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February 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Feb 6, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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January 24th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jan 17, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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January 9th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jan 3, 2023

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Cold Weather Advisory

Dec 20, 2022

Emerald Forest UD would like to advise residents of potential winter weather and cold conditions coming Thursday evening (12/22) and continuing to Friday morning (12/23)…

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December 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Dec 5, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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December 6th Special Board Meeting Notice

Nov 29, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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November 22nd Special Board Meeting Notice

Nov 15, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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November 14th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Nov 7, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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October 25th Special Board Meeting Notice

Oct 18, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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October 10th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Oct 3, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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September 27th Special Board Meeting Notice

Sep 20, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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September 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Sep 7, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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August 23rd Special Board Meeting Notice

Aug 16, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Water Conservation

Aug 11, 2022

Though summertime is waning, it is still hot outside! Water conservation is always important; however, it is especially crucial during seasonal scorching heat. What can Emerald Forest Utility District residents do? Learn about and practice methods to help save water.

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August 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Aug 2, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Resident Update - Hurricane Preparedness

Jul 29, 2022

Hurricane Season officially began June 1 and lasts through November 30. As of July 1, while there have not been any threats to Texas so far, it only takes one storm to change your life and community this close to the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena.

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July 26th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jul 20, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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July 11th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jul 5, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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June 28th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jun 21, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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June 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jun 6, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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June 8th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jun 3, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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May 24th Special Board Meeting Notice

May 20, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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May 9th Regular Board Meeting Notice

May 5, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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April 26th Special Board Meeting Notice

Apr 22, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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April 11th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Apr 4, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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March 22nd Special Board Meeting Notice

Mar 15, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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March 14th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Mar 7, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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February 22nd Special Board Meeting Notice

Feb 15, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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Residential Electricity Pricing

Feb 14, 2022

Where’s the best place to shop for electricity? There is a ton of advertising out there, but overall, the best place to start is on powertochoose.org. This website is sponsored by the Texas Public Utility Commission; but there are many knock-offs for this site, be sure that you see the PUC seal on the opening page.

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February 14th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Feb 7, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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January 25th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jan 19, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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January 10th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jan 5, 2022

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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December 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Dec 7, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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November 23rd Special Board Meeting Notice

Nov 18, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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November 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Nov 1, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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October 26th Special Board Meeting Notice

Oct 20, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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October 11th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Oct 6, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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September 28th Special Board Meeting Notice

Sep 21, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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September 13th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Sep 8, 2021

he Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate.

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August 24th Special Board Meeting Notice

Aug 18, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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August 9th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Aug 3, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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July 27th Special Board Meeting Notice

Jul 25, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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July 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jul 6, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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June 22nd Special Board Meeting Notice

Jun 16, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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June 14th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Jun 10, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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May 25th Special Board Meeting Notice

May 20, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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April 12th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Apr 6, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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NHCRWA Fee Increase April 1, 2021

Apr 6, 2021

Residents of the district will see an increase in their water bills after April 1, 2021, due to an increase in the groundwater fees imposed by the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (NHCRWA).

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Emerald Forest UD – Post-Storm Recap

Mar 18, 2021

In the latter half of February, Winter Storm Uri wreaked havoc on many homes and businesses throughout the Greater Houston Area. Many systems that supply water in and around the area were impacted by sustained sub-freezing temperatures, resulting in power outages, equipment damage, and the loss of water pressure for thousands of local residents.

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March 23rd Regular Board Meeting Notice

Mar 16, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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March 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Mar 2, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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Water Service Update

Feb 17, 2021

At this time, the Emerald Forest Utility District (“EFUD”) water distribution system is functioning normally and there have been no water outages.

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February 23rd Special Board Meeting Notice

Feb 16, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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Arctic Cold Front: Safety Tips

Feb 13, 2021

An arctic cold front is blowing through Texas, advancing toward the Houston area. Temperatures are expected to drop to the 20’s and 30’s beginning Saturday, February 13th, 2021.

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February 8th Regular Board Meeting Notice

Feb 3, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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January 27th Public Meeting Notice

Jan 22, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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January 11th Public Meeting Notice

Jan 6, 2021

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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December 14th Board Meeting Notice

Dec 9, 2020

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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November 24th Board Meeting Notice

Nov 18, 2020

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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November 9th Board Meeting Notice

Nov 2, 2020

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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October 27th Board Meeting Notice

Oct 21, 2020

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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October 12th Board Meeting Notice

Oct 12, 2020

The Emerald Forest Utility District Board of Directors will be having a public meeting via telephone conference call to discuss district business. Members of the public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call.

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