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Next in Line
NFBWA Surface Water Conversion

                 Southeast Chapter Texas AWWA
Current Challenges in the Potab...
David Scholler, P.E.
                                 Senior Project Manager
                               Brown & Gay En...
Fort Bend County

        • One of fastest growing counties in US
        • 72% population increase from 1980 to 1990
    ...
Groundwater Pumpage
                                HGSD and FBSD




                                                    ...
Groundwater Pumpage
                              By Regulatory Area – Fort Bend County




                              ...
Fort Bend Subsidence District
                                  2003 Regulatory Plan

        Area
        A A required to...
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Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
Authority Creation

        • Created in May 2005
              – By the 79th Texas Legislature through Senate Bill 1798
 ...
Authority Powers

        •P h
         Purchase, acquire and construct water facilities
                       i     d   ...
NHCRWA




    WHCRWA




NFBWA
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Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
Contract Participants

        • George Ranch Foundation        • Fort Bend County FWSD 1
        • Brazos Lakes HOA      ...
NFBWA Projected Population and Demands

                                           Total Water Demand*    Minimum Surface ...
2013 Surface Water Conversion

        • 2008 submitted G
                 b i d Groundwater
                            d...
NHCRWA




                                  WHCRWA




                              NFBWA




                          ...
Statistics for 2013

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         Convert approximately 23 MUDs
                       i    l     MUD
        • Des...
How Much Water Will The MUD Receive?

        • Th MUD will be converted
          The        ill b         d             ...
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Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
Well Permits

        • NFBWA will be listed as a co-permittee on all well permits
              – The MUD will still obta...
Where Are Pumpage Rates Going?

                                           Cost of Surface Water   Cost of Ground Water
  ...
Pumpage Fee Comparison

                                                                                                  ...
Bond Sale

        • Authority does not need TCEQ approval
        • MUDs will be given the opportunity to provide capital...
Schedule to Conversion

        • GRP submitted
                b itt d
        • Negotiated a water supply contract with ...
NFBWA

                              Website dd
                              W b it address: www.nfbwa.com
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2009-02-17 Seminar - Next In Line - North Fort Bend Water Authoritys Surface Water Conversion
2009-02-17 Seminar - Next In Line - North Fort Bend Water Authoritys Surface Water Conversion
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David Scholler, PE, Senior Project Manager at Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. discusses the planning that North Fort Bend Water Authority has and will complete in order to meet Fort Bend Subsidene District's mandated reduction of groundwater use.

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  1. 1. Next in Line NFBWA Surface Water Conversion Southeast Chapter Texas AWWA Current Challenges in the Potable Water Industry in Southeast Texas February 17, 2009
  2. 2. David Scholler, P.E. Senior Project Manager Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. 2 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  3. 3. Fort Bend County • One of fastest growing counties in US • 72% population increase from 1980 to 1990 • 57% population increase from 1990 to 2000 • Population 354 452 in 2000 354,452 • Estimated population of 475,000 in 2009 3 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  4. 4. Groundwater Pumpage HGSD and FBSD 4 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  5. 5. Groundwater Pumpage By Regulatory Area – Fort Bend County 5 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  6. 6. Fort Bend Subsidence District 2003 Regulatory Plan Area A A required to reduce id d groundwater production – Submit GRP: January 2008 – Reduce groundwater withdrawals to 70% of total water demand: January 2013 – Reduce groundwater withdrawals to 40% of total water demand: January 2025 6 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  7. 7. 7 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  8. 8. Authority Creation • Created in May 2005 – By the 79th Texas Legislature through Senate Bill 1798 • Authority objectives – Reach compliance with FBSD’s groundwater reduction initiative – Develop a long term plan for surface water delivery to its customers – Fairly allocate costs among residents of North Fort Bend County 8 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  9. 9. Authority Powers •P h Purchase, acquire and construct water facilities i d f ili i • Purchase water • Sell water (wholesale or retail under limited conditions) • Adopt, implement and enforce a GRP – Who will convert to surface water and when • Impose fees and charges including pumpage and import fees • Issue bonds 9 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  10. 10. NHCRWA WHCRWA NFBWA
  11. 11. 11 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  12. 12. Contract Participants • George Ranch Foundation • Fort Bend County FWSD 1 • Brazos Lakes HOA • Fort Bend County MUD 131 • Champion technologies, Inc. • Fort Bend County MUD 189 • Chemical Lime • Kingdom Heights HOA • City of Arcola • Royal Valley Utilities, Inc. 12 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  13. 13. NFBWA Projected Population and Demands Total Water Demand* Minimum Surface Water Year Population (MGD) Demand (MGD) 2005 107,000 – – 2013 173,300 36.4 10.9 (30%) 2020 205,000 49.3 14.8 (30%) 2025 289,000 68.0 40.8 (60%) 2035 365,000 88.9 53.3 (60%) 2045 429,000 102.8 61.7 (60%) ( ) * Assumes 210 gpcd, includes Contract Participants 14 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  14. 14. 2013 Surface Water Conversion • 2008 submitted G b i d Groundwater d Reduction Plan • Where is the water coming from? – COH, specifically the East Water Purification Plant in 2013 (27mgd) from a supply point near COH Bellaire Braes PS – 2025 (91-27 or 64mgd) from a supply point near Peek Road and IH10 15 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  15. 15. NHCRWA WHCRWA NFBWA 16 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  16. 16. Statistics for 2013 •C Convert approximately 23 MUDs i l MUD • Design and build approximately 36 miles of water lines • Acquire easements through 276 parcels of property including County ROW, Flood Control, CenterPoint • B ild a 27 MGD pump station iincluding property acquisition Build t ti l di t i iti • Establish authority monumentation • Negotiate a water supply contract with the COH 17 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  17. 17. How Much Water Will The MUD Receive? • Th MUD will be converted The ill b d • Wh about new wells? What b ll ? approximately 90% for the – Try to avoid new wells y year – Early conversion may be possible – Winter supply will vary from – Look to neighbors with Summer supply interconnects – MUDs will be required – Size appropriately maintain their wells to provide the difference – N MUD will h New MUDs ill have t have to h at least one water plant with storage 18 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  18. 18. 19 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  19. 19. Well Permits • NFBWA will be listed as a co-permittee on all well permits – The MUD will still obtain the permit and pay the permit fees – All permits should have the same expiration date of September 30 – Once surface water starts flowing, the permit will be for the total amount, b t b k out b type ( t but broken t by t (groundwater & surface water) dt f t) 20 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  20. 20. Where Are Pumpage Rates Going? Cost of Surface Water Cost of Ground Water Year • P for groundwater Pay f d ($/1000) ($/1000) pumped currently 2007 - $0.19 $0.60 per 1000 g p gallons 2008 - $0.30 2009 - $0.60 • Once converted you will 2010 - $0.90 pay one rate for ground 2011 - $ $1.20 water and one rate for 2012 - $1.50 surface water 2013 $2.15 $1.80 2014 $2.25 $2 25 $1.90 $1 90 2015 $2.35 $2.00 2021 $2.60 $2.25 2024 $2.75 $2 75 $2.40 $2 40 2025 $2.75 $2.40 21 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  21. 21. Pumpage Fee Comparison $ $2.00 WHCRWA $1.80 NHCRWA NFBWA $1.60 $1.40 $1 40 $ per 1000 gals $1.20 $1.00 $0.80 $0.60 $0 0 $0.40 $0.20 $0.00 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Years Prior to Conversion Requirement 22 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  22. 22. Bond Sale • Authority does not need TCEQ approval • MUDs will be given the opportunity to provide capital contributions for pumpage credits • Authority has arranged interim financing to p y costs y g g pay through mid 2009 • Authority was scheduled to have a bond sale in early 2009 • Currently working with TWDB for initial funding of $142 M 23 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  23. 23. Schedule to Conversion • GRP submitted b itt d • Negotiated a water supply contract with City of Houston • Routing analysis underway – 2013 Routing complete • Easement acquisition has started q • Design started in 2008 on 2013 system • Construction to start late 2009 • Water delivery by mid year 2012 24 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
  24. 24. NFBWA Website dd W b it address: www.nfbwa.com fb Contact: Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc 281-558-8700 281 558 8700 David C. Scholler, PE 25 Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
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