The District was organized, created and established pursuant to an order of the Texas Water Commission, statutory predecessor to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), dated March 13, 1979, and operates in accordance with the Texas Water Code, Chapters 49 and 54. On November 3, 1981, the voters of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 168 and the adjoining Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 169 voted to consolidate the two districts. The consolidated district is known as Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 168. The Board of Directors held its first meeting on April 7, 1979 and the first bonds were sold in 1982.
The District’s primary activities include construction, maintenance and operation of water, sewer, drainage and recreational facilities. The District has contracted with various consultants to provide services to operate and administer the affairs of the District. The District has no employees, related payroll or pension costs.