Wastewater Consent Decree


On July 16, 2019, this draft consent decree regarding the City’s wastewater system was released to the public.

The United States and the State of Texas have completed the review and consideration of all comments submitted during the public comment period regarding the proposed Consent Decree and on August 8, 2020 filed a Motion for Entry of the Consent Decree.  The Motion for Entry of the Consent Decree is before U.S. Judge Charles Eskridge. 

Public Comment

Department of Justice 

E-mail: pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov
Mail: Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611
Address to: Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division
Reference: United States and State of Texas v. City of Houston, Texas, D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-08687/1