City Celebrates Completion of Canal Project on Padre Island

Public Private Partnership for the Whitecap NPI Development

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi and Ashlar Development are proud to announce the successful completion of the water canal at Whitecap NPI on North Padre Island. This milestone event marks a significant achievement in the Whitecap Development project, showcasing the area's landscape and connectivity to key areas.

Today’s ceremony highlights the canals' role in promoting environmental stewardship and enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors.

These new waterways exemplify engineering excellence and a commitment to sustainable development, designed to coexist with the natural ecosystem of North Padre Island. The introduction of water into the canals has been carefully managed to support local wildlife habitats while providing recreational and aesthetic benefits to the community.

“This significant occasion is a testament to our city's forward momentum and a reflection of our collective commitment to building a sustainable, vibrant, and interconnected community,” Mayor Paulette Guajardo said. “These canals will serve as vital conduits in terms of water flow and connecting communities, enhancing our city's livability and fostering a unique sense of place.”

For more information, media representatives can contact Public Information Officer Chloe Swan Rybalka at 361-826-3528 or