Fun Facts & Awards

Streets and Drainage

  • 190 city streets in Tomball, TX="72" miles, which is about the same distance as traveling by car from Tomball to Houston and back to Tomball.
  • 52 miles of drainage ditches="a" trained runner can run 52 miles in 10 hours.
  • 17 miles of storm sewers="the" atomic number for chlorine.


  • 24 acres altogether in Tomball="18" football fields.


  • 88 miles of maintained waterlines="352" laps around Juergens Park’s walking trail.
  • 750,000 gallons of water in the largest Tomball water tower="70" average-sized family swimming pools with water.
  • All 3 water towers and 2 storage tanks have the capacity to hold 2,350,000 gallons of water=75,200,000 water bottles.


  • 56 miles of sewer mains="the" average distance a person walks over the course of 11 days.

Natural Gas

  • 63.8 miles of poly pipe="319" minutes for a turtle to walk this mileage.
  • 2,518 service connections="the" exact population size of New Hope, PA. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded "Superior Public Drinking Water System" from the TCEQ
  • 97% Excellent rating of the Utilities Gas System
  • Ranked as one of the top 3 cities in Texas for our gas system