Trinity River Authority

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Trinity River Authority
Trinity River Authority Logo.png
TypeGovernment-owned corporation
PurposeWater conservation and reclamation
HeadquartersArlington, Texas
Region served
All or part of 17 counties in Texas
General Manager
Kevin Ward
Main organ
Board of Directors

The Trinity River Authority (TRA) was formed in 1955 by the Texas legislature. Its main concerns are water supply and water conservation in the Trinity River Basin. The authority extends over 17,965 square miles (46,529 km2), including all or part of 17 counties.[1] The general offices of the authority are located in Arlington, Texas.

Dams and reservoirs[edit]

Since 1911, 31 major reservoirs have been constructed in the drainage basin of the Trinity River, 29 of which fall under the jurisdiction of the Trinity River Authority.


  1. ^ Trinity River Authority (2009). "The Trinity River Authority of Texas". Accessed January 23, 2009.

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