City Adding Colorado River Water to Corpus Christi Water Blend

Noticeable Changes in Residents’ Water Not Expected

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Beginning Monday, April 18, Water Utilities will be adding water from the Colorado River to its water blend. This water will reach customers’ homes beginning Wednesday, April 20.

After experiencing poor tasting water due to freezing weather temperatures in January, Water Utilities is now notifying customers when changing water sources. The City does not expect any noticeable changes in residents’ water quality.

The Colorado River is one of four water sources (Colorado River, Lake Texana, Lake Corpus Christi, and Choke Canyon) for Corpus Christi Water. This water blend will be utilized regularly moving forward and used monthly for a minimum of three days.

Residents can call 361-826-CITY (2489) with water or wastewater services questions.

Media representatives can contact Public Relations Specialist Shelby Coppedge at 361-826-1853 or email at You can also find updates on Water Utilities on social media channels on Facebook @CCTXWater and Twitter @CCTXWater.

About Corpus Christi Water Utilities

For over 129 years, the City of Corpus Christi has been vital as the water supplier for the region. Our commitment to 500,000 residents across the Coastal Bend is to deliver water that is affordable, drought-proof, sustainable, and reliable.