The Benbrook Water Authority is an independent water district created by the Texas legislature in 1955 for the sole purpose of providing the people of Benbrook, Texas with water and sanitary sewer service. Any comments or suggestions are welcome.


Benbrook Water Authority
1121 Mercedes Street
Benbrook, Texas 76126

Office: (817) 249-1250
Fax: (817) 249- 6965

M-Th 8-6, Fri 8-5


  • Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

    BWA offices will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will re-open on Monday, December 1 at 8:00 a.m.

  • November 18 Board Meeting

    The BWA Board of Directors will meet in a regular meeting on Tuesday, November 18 at 5:30 p.m. Click here for the agenda.

  • BWA Seeks Advisory Committee Applicants

    The BWA Board of Directors is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on the BWA Capital Improvements Advisory Committee. Applicants must be registered voters in the City of Benbrook, and must have resided in the City for one (1) year before the date of appointment (January 1, 2015). The Advisory Committee performs several functions including reviewing the capital improvements plan and filing written comments, and advising the Board of the need to update or revise the land use assumptions, the capital improvement plan, and the impact fees. Interested citizens can pick up an application at the BWA office located at 1121 Mercedes Street, Benbrook, or download the application here. Residents involved in real estate, development, or building industries are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on December 5, 2014.

  • Stage 1 Watering Schedule

    The following water schedule is recommended for Benbrook residents who use sprinklers (in-ground or other) for watering:

    Monday–no watering

    Tuesday & Friday–non-residential sites (apartments, businesses, parks, common areas)

    Wednesday & Saturday–residential addresses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8

    Thursday & Sunday–residential addresses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

    Residents should avoid watering between the hours of 10am and 6pm


    Watering by hand, soaker hoses and drip irrigation is allowed at any time on any day of the week.

  • BWA Board Adopts Updated Drought Contingency Plan

    The BWA Board of Directors adopted an updated Drought Contingency Plan and Emergency Water Management Plan at a special meeting on April 29, 2014. The Plan outlines actions BWA will take to insure adequate water is available for the safety and health of all Benbrook consumers caused by water supply limitations. Potential supply limitations include a limited water supply, possible contamination, delivery system limitations and required system repairs. The Plan outlines three water restriction stages and lists the triggers, use reduction goals, and water use reduction actions to be taken for each stage. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality requires the plan to be reviewed at least every five years. The next planned update will be by May 1, 2019. BWA Drought Contingency and Emergency Mgmt Plan Update Adopted April 29, 2014