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Trinity River Authority

Trinity River Authority
Abbreviation TRA
Formation 1955
Type Government-owned corporation
Purpose Water conservation and reclamation
Headquarters Arlington, Texas
Region served All or part of 17 counties in Texas
General Manager Kevin Ward
Main organ Board of Directors

The Trinity River Authority or TRA was formed in 1955 by the Texas legislature. Its main concerns are water supply and water conservation in the Trinity River Basin. The authority extends over 17,965 square miles (46,529 km2), including all or part of 17 counties.[1] The general offices of the authority are located in Arlington, Texas.

Dams and reservoirs

Since 1911, 31 major reservoirs have been constructed in the drainage basin of the Trinity River, 29 of which fall under the jurisdiction of the Trinity River Authority.


  1. ^ Trinity River Authority (2009). "The Trinity River Authority of Texas". Accessed January 23, 2009.

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