The District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, created by order of the Texas Water Rights Commission, predecessor to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (the “Commission”), dated February 20, 1974. The District operates pursuant to Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code, as amended. The District consists of approximately 735 acres of land.
The District is located in Harris County, approximately 17 miles west of the central downtown business district of the City of Houston. The District is located west of State Highway 6 and east of Barker-Cypress Road. The northernmost portion of the District is bounded by Langham Creek and Clay Road lies south of the District. The District is located entirely within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston and within the boundaries of the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District.
Approximately 462 acres in the District have been developed into the single-family subdivisions Glencairn; Westglen; Brookhollow Crossing; Sections 1 and 2; Lakes of Pine Forest, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6; Pine Forest Green, Sections 1 and 2; Pine Forest Landing and Brookhollow Court, which collectively encompass 1,985 single family lots and 100 duplex lots. In addition to the single family residential development, the Green Meadow Apartments are located on approximately 9 acres in the District and consist of 240 apartment units; the Catalon Apartments are located on approximately 6 acres of land and consist of 142 apartment units; and the Esperanza Apartments are located on approximately 7 acres of land and consist of 168 apartment units. There are also approximately 7 acres of land in the District which have been developed with underground utilities for multi-family development, but which are currently vacant. Approximately 179 acres in the District have been developed for commercial purposes including a mini warehouse facility, several strip shopping centers, three daycare facilities, two convenience stores, a car wash, an auto repair shop, and a service station. Also included in the commercial acreage are several churches and two elementary schools in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. There are 64 acres in the District that are undevelopable.