Welcome to Trail of the Lakes Municipal Utility District

Trail of the Lakes Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas (the “District”), a political subdivision of the State of Texas, created in 1974, is located in Harris County, Texas, approximately 17 miles northeast of the central business district of Houston, Texas and approximately 3.5 miles southeast of Humble, Texas. Will Clayton Parkway divides the District about 3.6 miles east of U.S. 59 and is a major traffic artery for the District residents to U.S. 59 and George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport. The District is within the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Houston. The District contains approximately 813.365 acres of land.

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Social Media

The District does not maintain, endorse or have any affiliation with any social media accounts (i.e. Facebook groups or pages, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn). Any social media accounts, pages or groups utilizing the District’s name (Trail of the Lakes Municipal Utility District, Trail of the Lakes MUD, or TOTLMUD) should not be referenced for information related to the District. The District’s website is active and updated regularly as information becomes available. We invite you to check the website regularly for any updates regarding District-related matters.

Excessive Heavy Garbage

The District has received complaints regarding excessive heavy garbage left at curbs by occupants or previous occupants of residences in the District. Please be advised that pursuant to Section 5.A. of the District’s Amended Rate Order, “If, in the opinion of the District and/or its garbage collection provider, excessive garbage is left for collection by a renter of property within the District, then the property owner shall be responsible for removal of such garbage. If the property owner fails to remove the garbage from the property within five (5) days of receipt of written notification regarding removal of such garbage from the property, then the District will remove the garbage and backcharge the owner for such removal.”

Garbage Collector Breaks

During high temperatures in the summer months, the garbage collectors with Residential Recycling & Refuse of Texas (RRRT) will be making frequent stops and/or breaks to attempt to avoid overheating/heat exhaustion/heat stroke.

Areas throughout the District have been designated as break areas for the garbage collectors.

Should you have any questions regarding garbage and recycling collection, please feel free to contact RRRT at 1-866-516-9805.