South Padre Island

South Padre Island

This coastal community has a year round population plus vacationers, tourists and visitors. Its beach and bayfront settings make South Padre Island a beautiful tropical town.


Port Isabel

Port Isabel is a thriving seaside community with wonderful history. It is home to a historic lighthouse, the area museum and many wonderful businesses and restaurants.


Laguna Vista

This residential community is located on the Laguna Madre Bay. It is home to the South Padre Island Golf Course and features a library and excellent parks.


Laguna Heights

This community is located on the Bayfront. It is comprised of both residences and businesses and is very near the Point Isabel High School.


Welcome to the Laguna Madre Water District in Port Isabel, Texas. Servicing South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Vista, and Laguna Heights. Click here to read about the district's history.

Latest Notices


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Public Announcement - Laguna Madre Water District on Chlorine
Laguna Madre Water District will be using a higher level of chlorine in the treatment of water beginning April 3, 2014 through April 22, 2014. During this time, you will notice a higher taste of chlorine. Seasonal climate changes sometimes cause a change in odor and taste in the water, to reduce or eliminate this process we use a higher level of chlorine in the water. This is a routine process that is normally applied on a quarterly basis. This process also disinfects the distribution system to a higher degree. This procedure is a safe process and it is recommended by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) that we conduct this process on a quarterly basis.
The Laguna Madre Water District has used this process for many years. In an effort to keep our customers informed, we have prepared this notice. We also want to assure all our customers that even though the water may have a stronger taste and smell of chlorine than usual it is perfectly safe to drink.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office at (956) 943-2626.

Laguna Madre Water District would like to remind its customers that we continue to be on Stage 2 of our Water Conservation Plan.  This plan was initiated several weeks ago.  Water Shortage continues to worsen since we have not had any measureable rain.  The District would like to thank its customers and ask that we continue to conserve water by adhering to the following water use restrictions:

1.       Landscape irrigation/watering your lawn will only be permitted from 7:00 p.m. through 9:00 a.m. on the following designated days:

a.       Monday & Thursday – Laguna Heights and Laguna Vista

b.       Tuesday & Friday – South Padre Island

c.       Wednesday & Saturday – Port Isabel

2.       Use of water to wash any motor vehicles, trailers, boats, airplanes, and other mobile equipment will be prohibited except on the designated landscape water hours described above.

3.       Water use for non-essential purposes is prohibited. 

4.       District customers may pick up “DYE TABLETS” at the District’s office to drop in toilet tank to detect water leak.

Any questions or concerns please call Carlos Galvan, Interim General Manager at 943-2626.


Laguna Madre Water District has commenced rehabilitation of our Microfiltration System at the Laguna Vista Water Plant.  While this project is ongoing our customers will experience times of low water pressure during the transition.  Expected completion of this project is April 20, 2014.  We are striving to avoid water interruptions.  However, we do notify our customers of any water interruption services via our website ( and/or via emails to those customers who have signed up on our website for email notification.

 We encourage our customers to sign up on our website.  It’s easy, just go to the website noted above then go to the “Contact Us” icon.  Scroll down and click on “Emergency Notification sign up” and fill in your email address.  Then click on "Join" which will appear under the email address you just entered.

 If you have any questions contact us at (956) 943-2626.

Conserving water can help increase profits.  Some of the financial benefits to consider when evaluating water conservation are:
1. Reduced costs—water costs account for 1–2 percent of a business’ overhead. Saving water can help reduce overhead costs.
2. Increase in future water prices—water prices are set to rise above inflation. Saving water now will reduce costs in the future.
3. Production efficiency—using water efficiently will make additional water available for future production.
4. Tax benefits—many government agencies and water utilities provide rebates, grants, and tax relief to encourage water conservation. Tax benefits keep money where it belongs, in your pocket.

In Texas, various tax exemptions can be given for:
a. Rainwater harvesting systems
b. Water recycling and reuse systems
c. Desalinization systems
d. Wastewater systems certified by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
e. Brush control equipment designed to increase water availability
For more information go to our home page and
click on “WATER” tab and select



Preventing Lines Breaks Due to Freezing Temperatures
Learn more about protecting water lines in cold weather. read more ...


Laguna Madre Water District      -      105 Port Road Port Isabel, TX 78578           Tel. 956-943-2626