Private Water Well Testing


[Posted 9/23/2019] Due to the recent flood event in our area, the fee for Total Coliform analysis in drinking water for private individuals is waived through Friday, November 22, 2019. Individuals are strongly advised to disinfect the well prior to requesting the water test. TCEQ well disinfection instructions can be viewed or downloaded HERE. Approved containers and sampling instructions can …

Request for Expression of Interest in Design-Build Project


SRA-TX will procure and implement its Environmental Services Building Project using the design-build method in accordance with Texas Government Code Chapter 2269 – Contracting and Delivery Procedures for Construction Projects. The Project will consist of a new environmental services building, single story, approximate 15,000 square feet, located at 12777 State Highway 87, Orange, TX.  The Request for Expression of Interest …

Request for Comments on Review of Toledo Bend Shoreline Management Plan


The Sabine River Authority of Texas (SRA-TX) and the Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana (SRA-LA) (collectively the Authorities) are seeking written comments from state and federal resource agencies, members of the public, and other interested stakeholders on the review of the Toledo Bend Project (FERC No. 2305) Shoreline Management Plan (SMP). Request for Comments on Review of Shoreline Management …

Governor Abbott Appoints Three to SRA-TX Board of Directors


Governor Abbott has reappointed Jeffrey D. “Jeff” Jacobs and appointed Joshua A. “Josh” McAdams and Kevin M. Williams to the Sabine River Authority Board of Directors for terms set to expire on July 6, 2025. The purpose of the Sabine River Authority is to conserve, store, control, preserve, utilize, and distribute the storm and flood waters and the waters of …

Congressman Brian Babin tours the Toledo Bend Dam


The first week of October, Congressman Brian Babin toured the Toledo Bend dam to view the progress and work still being done on its spillway in order to repair the damage from the 2016 flood. Toledo Bend Division Administrator, Don Iles and Division Manager, Steven Dougharty guided Congressman Babin on the tour.  

Toledo Bend Reservoir – Spillway Repairs

Press Releases

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has directed the Sabine River Authority of Texas (SRA-TX) and Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana (SRA-LA) to expedite completion of the ongoing spillway repairs. These repairs are necessary to replace the large rip-rap (boulders) protecting the end of the spillway that were removed or destroyed during previous spilling operations. Although this repair project …