• Goose Parade
    A Parade of Geese, by D Forshage
  • Blue Heron
    Great Blue Heron, by D Forshage
  • Rainwater in Athens TX
    Rainwater in Athens TX, by T Hill
  • Fall Foliage
    Fall Foliage on Lake Athens, by J Hsiao
  • Looking East
    Looking East, by D Thomas

Welcome to AMWA

The Athens Municipal Water Authority ("AMWA") owns and maintains Lake Athens, both for recreation and to provide raw, untreated, wholesale water to the City of Athens.  The City of Athens then treats, sells, and distributes water to their customer's homes in the City of Athens.

The Athens Municipal Water Authority (“AMWA”) was originally formed in 1957 by the Texas Legislature as a Conservation and Reclamation District. In 1979 AMWA was converted into a municipal utility district operating under Chapter 54 of the Texas Water Code.

Please bookmark this website to use as your resource regarding all things about Lake Athens and the Athens Municipal Water Authority.  Please keep in mind, however, that because we strive to bring you the most recent information, the site is in a constant state of flux.  Your patience is greatly appreciated!!

Who Are Our Partners

City of Athens

City of Athens

Visit the City of Athens website.

What's on our Minds

Just WHO Consumes the Most?

Just WHO Consumes the Most?

Wondering who uses the most water from Lake Athens? The answer may not be quite what you expected.

What's Happening at Lake Athens

Status of Lake Athens

Status of Lake Athens

Curious to know if Lake Athens is at its maximum level? Click here and find out!

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