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Water Conservation- 2022

We know living in Texas, water conservation can be inherently more difficult during the summer months and that’s why the EPA and the Texas Water Development Board has published water savings tips that will not only show you how to help conserve water, but also help you conserve cost.

The EPA has recommended the following:

Outdoors

  • Maximize the use of natural vegetation and establish smaller lawns. For portions of your lot where a lawn and landscaping are desired, ask your local nursery for tips about plants and grasses with low water demand (such as creeping fescue). Consider planting more trees, shrubs, ground covers, and less grass. Shrubs and ground covers provide greenery for much of the year and usually demand less water. Use native plants in flower beds. Native plants have adapted to rainfall conditions in Texas and often provide good wildlife habitat. Cluster plants that require extra care together to minimize time and save water.
  • When mowing your lawn, set the mower blades to 2-3 inches high. Longer grass shades the soil improving moisture retention, has more leaf surface to take in sunlight, allowing it to grow thicker and develop a deeper root system. This helps grass survive drought, tolerate insect damage and fend off disease.
  • Only water the lawn when necessary. If you water your lawn and garden, only do it once a week, if rainfall isn’t sufficient. Avoid watering on windy and hot days. Water the lawn and garden in the morning or late in the evening to maximize the amount of water which reaches the plant roots (otherwise most of the water will evaporate). Use soaker hoses to water gardens and flower beds. If sprinklers are used, take care to be sure they don’t water walkways and buildings. When you water, put down no more than 1 inch (set out an empty cans to determine how long it takes to water 1 inch) each week. This watering pattern will encourage more healthy, deep grass roots. Over-watering is wasteful, encourages fungal growth and disease, and results in the growth of shallow, compacted root systems that are more susceptible to drought and foot traffic. If an automatic lawn irrigation system is used, be sure it has been properly installed, is programmed to deliver the appropriate amount and rate of water, and has rain shut-off capability.
  • Apply mulch around shrubs and flower beds to reduce evaporation, promote plant growth and control weeds.
  • Add compost or an organic matter to soil as necessary, to improve soil conditions and water retention.
  • Collect rainfall for irrigation in a screened container (to prevent mosquito larvae growth).
  • When washing a car, wet it quickly, then use a bucket of water to wash the car. Turn on the hose to final rinse (or let mother nature wash your car when it rains).
  • Always use a broom to clean walkways, driveways, decks and porches, rather than hosing off these areas.

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The EPA has recommended the following:

For Every Room in the House With Plumbing

  • Repair leaky faucets, indoors and out.
  • Consider replacing old equipment (like toilets, dishwahers and laundry machines).

In the Kitchen

  • When cooking, peel and clean vegetables in a large bowl of water instead of under running water.
  • Fill your sink or basin when washing and rinsing dishes.
  • Only run the dishwasher when it’s full.
  • When buying a dishwasher, select one with a “light-wash” option.
  • Only use the garbage disposal when necessary (composting is a great alternative).
  • Install faucet aerators.

In the Bathroom

  • Take short showers instead of baths.
  • Turn off the water to brush teeth, shave and soap up in the shower. Fill the sink to shave.
  • Repair leaky toilets. Add 12 drops of food coloring into the tank, and if color appears in the bowl one hour later, your toilet is leaking.
  • Install a toilet dam, faucet aerators and low-flow showerheads.

Laundry

  • Run full loads of laundry.
  • When purchasing a new washing machine, buy a water saving model that can be adjusted to the load size.

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The Texas Water Development Board offers water saving ideas and cost savings tips!

By |2022-06-17T16:05:49-05:00June 17th, 2022|Latest News|

Hurricane Preparedness 2022

Be ready for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and start thinking about how you will prepare your home for the coming hurricane season. If you live in hurricane-prone areas, you are encouraged to complete these simple preparations before hurricane season begins on June 1.


Find out today what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live, and then start preparing how to handle them. Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. impacts from wind and water can be felt hundreds of miles inland, and significant impacts can occur regardless of the storm’s strength. Know if you live in an area prone to flooding and if you’re safe to remain in your home.


Find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone. You may also need to leave if you live in a flood prone area or in a mobile home outside a hurricane evacuation zone. Now is the time to begin planning where you would go and how you would get there.

You do not need to travel hundreds of miles. Your destination could be a friend or relative who lives in a well built home outside flood prone areas. Remember, your safest place may be to remain home. Be sure to account for your pets in your plan.

As hurricane season approaches, listen to local officials on questions related to how you may need to adjust any evacuation plans based on the latest health and safety guidelines from the CDC and your local officials.


Whether you’re evacuating or sheltering-in-place, you’re going to need supplies not just to get through the storm but for the potentially lengthy and unpleasant aftermath. Have enough non-perishable food, water and medicine to last each person in your family a minimum of 3 days (store a longer than 3-day supply of water, if possible). Electricity and water could be out for at least that long. You’ll need extra cash, a battery-powered radio and flashlights. You may need a portable crank or solar-powered USB charger for your cell phones.

If you need to go to a public shelter, follow health guidelines from your local officials and the CDC.


Call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance check-up to make sure you have enough insurance to repair or even replace your home and/or belongings. Remember, home and renters insurance doesn’t cover flooding, so you’ll need a separate policy for it.

Flood insurance is available through your company, agent, or the National Flood Insurance Program at floodsmart.gov. Act now, as flood insurance requires a 30-day waiting period.


Whether you’re evacuating, or planning to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications to withstand wind impacts. Many retrofits are not as costly or time consuming as you may think.

Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the garage door is the most vulnerable part of the home, so it must be able to withstand the winds.

If you’re a renter, work with your landlord now to prepare your home for a storm.


Many people rely on their neighbors before and after a disaster, and there are many ways you can help them. Learn about all the different actions you and your neighbors can take to prepare and recover from the hazards associated with hurricanes.

Start the conversation now with these Neighbor Helping Neighbor strategies but remember you may need to adjust your preparedness plans based on the latest health and safety guidelines from the CDC and your local officials.


The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is on your doorstep, the odds are that you will be under duress and will make the wrong decisions.

Take the time now to write down your hurricane plan. Know who issues evacuation orders for your area, determine locations on where you will ride out the storm, and start to get your supplies now. Being prepared before a hurricane threatens makes you resilient to the hurricane impacts of wind and water. It will mean the difference between being a hurricane victim or a hurricane survivor.

By |2022-05-14T22:34:09-05:00May 11th, 2022|Latest News|

ORDER DECLARING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES

ORDER DECLARING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES
ORDEN DECLARANDO CANDIDATOS SIN OPOSICION
By |2022-04-26T14:09:05-05:00April 26th, 2022|Directors Election|

Cypresswood Fence Project Complete

Cypresswood Fence Project Complete

Construction of a pre-cast concrete fence along Cypresswood Drive is substantially complete, with only some grass seeding still to be done. The project was jointly sponsored by Cypress Hill Municipal Utility District (the “District”) and the Cypress Mill Homeowners’ Association (the “HOA”). Resident questions and concerns about the fence project may be emailed to the District through this website.

The following four photos are of the completed fence along Cypresswood Drive.

By |2022-04-25T13:34:51-05:00April 25th, 2022|Latest News|

Maintenance of District Facilities

Maintenance of Facilities

Maintenance of the District’s detention ponds, channels and easements is an ongoing process.  Below are photos of some recently completed projects courtesy of Stormwater Solutions, one of the District’s maintenance contractors:

The following two photos are of  two of the pilot channels that have been cleaned.  All of the pilot channels in the District’s detention ponds have recently been cleaned to promote good drainage.

By |2022-04-25T13:34:20-05:00April 25th, 2022|Latest News|

Order Calling Directors Election 2022

Order Calling Directors Election 2022
By |2022-01-28T14:04:32-06:00January 28th, 2022|Directors Election|

NEW Payment Options Available

Cypress Hill MUD No. 1 has contracted with First Billing Services to provide more payment options to our customers. You can pay by credit card, debit card or eCheck. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and Amex are all accepted.

  • Web Payments: Log onto https://eaglewater.firstbilling.com to access the online portal. Register your account OR pay as a guest!
  • Live Agent Assisted Payments: Call 1-855-270-3592 for live agent assistance.
  • Automated Phone Payments: Call 877-445-6916 and follow the prompts to listen to your balance and make a payment. This service is available 24/7.
  • Text & Pay: Register your account via the online portal to sign up for Text & Pay.
  • Direct Payment Plan (Automatic Monthly Payments): Log in online OR contact First Billing at 1-855-270-3592 to sign up for automatic payments. Each month, you will receive emails confirming the payment was successful.
  • E-Billing: Log in online OR contact First Billing at 1-855-270-3592 to sign up for e-billing.
  • On-Line Bill Pay: You may continue to pay your bill on-line through your bill payment service.
  • U.S. Postal Service: As always, you may mail your payment with the coupon in the return envelope provided with your billing statement.
    Mailing address: Eagle Water Management • P.O. BOX 12169 • SPRING, TEXAS 77391

The above options are not available for returned payments/checks or terminated service payments. Customers with returned check, returned account fund items and terminated service must come to the Eagle Water Management office located at 5118 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, Texas 77379 with a cashier’s check or money order to settle their accounts.

Please note that neither the District nor the Providers listed above will be responsible for your payments being late. Should you have any questions regarding the payment options, please call 281-374-8989.

For more information or assistance with registration:
Call First Billing Services at 1-855-270-3592 or Log onto https://eaglewater.firstbilling.com

First Billing Services assesses a fee of 3.99% for each Credit/Debit card and 99¢ for each eCheck transaction.

By |2022-01-11T20:54:04-06:00January 11th, 2022|Latest News|

Cypresswood Fence Project Progressing

Construction of a pre-cast concrete fence along the south side of Cypresswood Drive is underway with an anticipated completion date of mid to late October, weather permitting. The project is jointly sponsored by Cypress Hill Municipal Utility District (the “District”) and the Cypress Mill Homeowners’ Association (the “HOA”). Resident questions and concerns about the construction of the fence may be emailed to the District through this website.

By |2021-08-24T16:59:33-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Latest News|

Electronic Payment Update

Attention Customers

Unfortunately, the current electronic payment options provided by Compass BBVA, including Automatic Bank Draft, will expire effective September 10, 2021. We are currently working diligently on securing a contract with a new provider. You will be notified via insert/water bill when the new payment options are available to you.

Until the new options are in effect, please utilize one of the methods below to pay your monthly water bill.

  • BY U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: The customer can pay by mail with the return envelope provided with their billing statement. (Eagle Water Management • P.O. BOX 12149 • Spring, TX 77391)
  • IN PERSON: The customer can always bring a payment (cash, check or money order – no cards) by our office, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • DROP BOX: For after hours, our drop box is available and under surveillance at all times. The drop box is located directly outside of our front door.
  • ONLINE BANKING: The customer can continue to pay electronically through their own bank account and their bank will send a physical check via U.S. Postal Service.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this transition and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience.

By |2021-08-06T12:48:37-05:00August 6th, 2021|Latest News|
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