About Us

At Fayette Water Supply Corporation, our goal is to provide safe, clean water to all of our residents! 

 

History and General Description

Fayette Water Supply Corporation (FWSC) was incorporated on November 5, 1973, as a Texas Non-Profit Corporation.  The Corporation was formed for the purpose of furnishing a water supply for general farm use and domestic purposes to individuals residing in the rural communities of Fayette County.  Individuals who desire to have this service must become members of the Corporation.  The Corporation is governed by seven FWSC members who serve on the Board of Directors without compensation and are re-elected by the Corporation's members at the annual meeting.  The annual meeting is held on the fourth Monday in March. FWSC is membership owned and does not receive funding from any outside entity. 

FWSC is under one Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN), which consists of two separate systems divided by the Colorado River and is currently serving over 2,400 members. Approximately, 400 miles of distribution lines have been installed in order to serve the members. 

FWSC West System: PWS 0750022

The West System has five wells, two standpipes and an elevated storage tank that serves members in Fayette County, Bastrop County and Gonzales County.  This system serves approximately three quarters of the FWSC member base. There are two inter-connects with Fayette County WCID – Monument Hill and one inter-connect with the City of La Grange available in the case of an emergency. The West System includes all Members West of the Colorado River. 

 

Barnes Well 

The land for the Barnes Well Site was purchased from Kenneth & Diana Barnes and sits at the corner State Loop 543 and SH 71 in West Point. This well is in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 250,000 gallons.

The Barnes Well serves West Point, Plum, SH 71 from West Point to the Business 71 River Bridge.

Water Hardness: Total Hardness Ca/Mg Eq. CaCO3 3.57 mg/L

Iron: 0.212 mg/L

Calcium: 1.27 mg/L

 

West Point Well

The land for the West Point Well Site was donated to FWSC by John & Alma Giese and is located on State Loop 543 in West Point. This well is in the Queen City Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 326,959 gallons.

The West Point Well serves West Point, Plum, SH 71 from West Point to the Business 71 River Bridge.

Water Hardness: Hardness, Total Calculated (MG/L AS CaCO3): 8.735 mg/l

Iron: Iron Dissolved (UG/L as FE): Less than 1.00

Calcium: 2.51 mg/L

 

Swiss Alp Well

The land for the Swiss Alp Well Site Well Site was purchased from Country Road Properties, Inc. and is located on Knape Road in La Grange. This well is in the Jasper portion of the Gulf Coast Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 165,464 gallons.

Our Swiss Alp Well serves the Swiss Alp, Hostyn, Holman, Ammannsville, and Mullins Prairie Areas.

Water Hardness: Hardness, Total, Calculated (MG/L as CaCO3): 243.849 mg/L

Iron: Iron, Dissolved (UG/L as FE): 211

Calcium: 95 mg/L

 

FM 1115 Well

The land for the FM 1115 Well Site Well Site was purchased from Dennis & Janice Wild and is located on FM 1115 in Flatonia. This well is in the Queen City Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 125,000 gallons.

The FM 1115 Well serves the Flatonia and Cistern Area

Water Hardness: Total Hardness as CaCO3: 219 mg/L

Iron: 0.069 mg/L

Calcium: 51.20 mg/L

 

Brewer/Roy Rd Well

The land for the Brewer Well Site was donated to FWSC by Gladys Brewer and is located on Roy Road in Flatonia. This well is in the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 326,959 gallons.

The Brewer Well serves the Muldoon area and FM 609 from FM 2237 to FM 2436. Brewer also fills the Muldoon Standpipe and Elevated Storage Tank.

Water Hardness: Hardness, Total, Calculated (MG/L as CaCO3): 60.664 mg/L

Iron: Iron, Dissolved (UG/L as FE): Less than 20 ug/L

Calcium: Calcium, Dissolved (mg/L as CA): 19.8 mg/L

 

Muldoon Elevated Storage Tank & Standpipe

The land for the Muldoon Elevated Storage Tank and Standpipe was purchased from Clear Lake Pines and sits at the corner of FM 609 and FM 2237 in Muldoon.  The Standpipe holds 84,500 gallons and the Elevated Storage Tank holds 250,000 gallons.  This site sends water to the Panorama Standpipe and Ground Storage Tank.

 

Panorama Standpipe

The land for the Panorama Standpipe was donated to FWSC by Bluff Haven, Inc. and is located on Creamer Creek Road in La Grange.  This is a storage site and also helps pressurize the system.

The standpipe holds 84,500 gallons and the ground storage tank holds 125,186 gallons.

 

Buckner’s Creek Site

The land for the Buckner’s Creek Site was donated to FWSC by Frisch Auf! Valley Country Club and is located on Bending Road in La Grange.  This is a storage site that holds 42,000 gallons.

 

FWSC East System: PWS 0750034

The East System has two wells and one inter-connect with the City of La Grange available in case of an emergency. This system serves the remaining one quarter of the FWSC customer base. The East System includes all Members East of the Colorado River.

 

Rutersville Well

The land for the Rutersville Well Site Well Site was purchased from Altan Citzler, Jr and is located on SH 159 in La Grange. This well is in the Yegua Jackson Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 99,450 gallons.

The Rutersville Well serves the SH 159, SH 237, FM 2145, Oldenburg and Fayetteville Areas.

Water Hardness: Total Hardness as CaCO3- Ca/Mg Eq: 107 mg/L

Iron: 0.117 mg/L

Calcium: 39 mg/L

 

Walhalla Well

The land for the Walhalla Well is under a 100-year lease from Ray Goehring and Glenn Goehring and is located on FM 1291 in Round Top. This well is in the Yegua Jackson Aquifer and the ground storage tank holds 206,401 gallons.

This Walhalla Well serves the Walhalla, Waldeck, Nechanitz, Warrenton, Round Top Areas.

Water Hardness: Total Hardness as CaCO3-Ca/Mg Eq: 220 mg/L

Iron: 0.0861 mg/L

Calcium: 82.4 mg/L

 

Fayette Water Supply Corporation CCN Service Area

FWSC's West & East Systems are both under the same CCN.  FWSC's CCN Service Area is number 10726.