Mary Rhodes Pipeline

Dedication Ceremony

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Please join the City as it celebrates the completion of the Mary Rhodes Pipeline Phase II during a dedication ceremony. Phase II of the pipeline will provide Corpus Christi and its water customers a fourth water source in the event of a drought. The pipeline was named after Corpus Christi’s late Mayor Mary Rhodes who envisioned an additional water source for the Coastal Bend in 1992 and led the City in securing Colorado River water rights from the Garwood Irrigation Company.

 WHEN:           11 a.m., Friday, October 14

WHERE:         O.N. Stevens Water Treatment Facility

                        13101 Leopard Street

                        Please park in the front main parking lot.

                       The facility entrance is to the left of the parking lot.         

WHO:              Mayor Nelda Martinez, City of Corpus Christi

                        Margie C. Rose, City Manager, City of Corpus Christi

                        Mark Van Vleck, Assistant City Manager, City of Corpus Christi

For more information contact Public Information Officer Michelle Villarreal Leschper at (361) 826-3837 or at