News Archive

Feb 1, 2024

February 8th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jan 19, 2024

January 19th Weather Update

As we brace for another round of low temps tonight and tomorrow, it is important to remember some tips to protect your home and your family.

Jan 16, 2024

Waste Collection Update

A message from Best Trash - WEATHER UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, we are unable to safely complete the routes on Monday January 15, 2024.

Jan 12, 2024

Winter Weather Update

Update: January 14, 7:00 pm - Winter Weather Advisory: The National Weather Service (NWS) has put southeast Texas in a winter weather advisory from 6 PM tonight through 6 PM Monday;

Jan 9, 2024

8 Helpful Ideas for Winterizing Your Home

Winters in Texas have become unpredictable. With extreme highs and extreme lows in recent years, preparing your home for the winter months has proven to be vital.

Jan 5, 2024

January 11th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Dec 12, 2023

How are My Taxes Calculated?

Dec 12, 2023

Stormwater Drains Aren't Trash Dumpsters!

Dec 8, 2023

December 14th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Nov 21, 2023

November 28th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Nov 18, 2023

Beware of "F.O.G." Fat, Oil and Grease

What is F.O.G. (pronounced like “fog”)? F.O.G. is an acronym for Fat, Oil and Grease. It is harmful to the internal drainage inside the home, Harris County MUD 449’s drainage infrastructure and the environment.

Nov 8, 2023

HCMUD 449 - Home Safety Tips for Resident Holiday Travel

Holidays are a prime time for vacations. Unfortunately, it is also a prime time for residential burglaries.

Nov 3, 2023

November 9th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Oct 13, 2023

Community Event: Fall Festival

Ventana Lakes Community Fall Festival - Saturday October 21st @ Ventana Lakes Recreation Center (4pm - 7pm)

Oct 6, 2023

October 12th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Sep 7, 2023

Voluntary Water Conservation (Stage 1)

Harris County MUD 449 – Voluntary Water Conservation (Stage 1)

Sep 7, 2023

September 14th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Aug 31, 2023

HCMUD 449 – Water Conservation

Water Conservation does not require you to dramatically change your lifestyle overnight

Aug 14, 2023

HCMUD 449 - Community Shred event was a great success!

A huge thank you to all that contributed to the success of the Summer 2023 Community Shred event for Harris County MUD 449.

Aug 4, 2023

August 10th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Aug 2, 2023

August 8th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jul 18, 2023

HCMUD 449: Shred and E-Waste Event on August 5th

This Shred and E-Waste Day event will be for residents of Ventana Lakes and Porter Ranch community. This event will give the residents the opportunity to shred and/or dispose of designated electronic items between 9 AM-11:45 AM

Jul 7, 2023

July 13th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jun 29, 2023

2023 Hurricane Preparedness for Harris County MUD 449 Residents

June 23, 2023 - The third named hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed in the South Atlantic, and while there have not been any threats to Texas yet residents of the Gulf Coast should stay prepared for an active hurricane season.

Jun 13, 2023

June 20th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jun 2, 2023

June 8th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

May 22, 2023

Managing your EyeOnWater: What can your Smart Meter do for you?

The EyeOnWater portal and mobile app can help you review your water usage on a daily basis, assist with the detection of water leaks, and even allow you to set up automated leak detection alerts.

May 5, 2023

May 11th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

May 3, 2023

HCMUD 449 - Summer Saving Tips

Your Sprinkler System Checklist: Irrigation provides several benefits for gardens and yards. For many homeowners, using an irrigation system is a time-saver compared to manually watering their plants as it is more efficient, effective, and convenient.

Apr 7, 2023

April 13th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Mar 3, 2023

March 9th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Feb 10, 2023

February 13th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Feb 5, 2023

HCMUD 449: Shred and E-Waste Event on February 11th

This Shred and E-Waste Day event will be for residents of Ventana Lakes and Porter Ranch community. This event will give the residents the opportunity to shred and/or dispose of designated electronic items between 9 AM-11:45 AM

Feb 2, 2023

February 9th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jan 6, 2023

January 12th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Dec 23, 2022

Best Trash Holiday Schedule Reminder

If your GARBAGE service day falls on a holiday, it will be collected on your next regularly scheduled trash service day. If your RECYCLE day falls on a holiday, it will be collected on your next regularly schedule recycle day.

Dec 20, 2022

Cold Weather Advisory

Harris County MUD 449 would like to advise residents of potential winter weather and cold conditions coming Thursday evening (12/22) and continuing to Friday morning (12/23)...

Dec 9, 2022

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when busy people become distracted and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime.

Dec 2, 2022

December 8th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Nov 28, 2022

Water Service Update

There is no boil water notice in effect for Harris County MUD 449 residents or businesses.

Nov 22, 2022

Holiday Home Safety Watch

Holidays are a prime time for vacations. It’s also a prime time for residential burglaries. Consider setting up light timers at your home to deter would-be criminals from breaking-and-entering.

Nov 7, 2022

November 14th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Nov 4, 2022

November 10th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Oct 6, 2022

October 13th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Sep 27, 2022

October 4th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Sep 6, 2022

What is Flushable vs. What is Not Flushable

Many homeowners ask the question, what is flushable and what is not flushable?

Sep 1, 2022

September 8th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Aug 4, 2022

August 11th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jul 8, 2022

July 14th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jul 6, 2022

HCMUD 449: Shred and E-Waste Event on August 6th

This Shred and E-Waste Day event will be for residents of Ventana Lakes and Porter Ranch community. This event will give the residents the opportunity to shred and/or dispose of designated electronic items between 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Jul 4, 2022

Celebrate Independence Day Safely

We hope your family’s Independence Day celebrations are fun and safe for everyone. Although fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the holiday season, they can be dangerous when used improperly, causing serious bodily injury and property damage.

Jul 1, 2022

July 11th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jun 7, 2022

June 9th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jun 3, 2022

June 7th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jun 3, 2022

June 6th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

May 9, 2022

Resident Update: Water Distribution System

HCMUD 449 will shortly begin introducing polyphosphates into the water supply in an attempt to improve the water quality being experienced within the District.

May 6, 2022

May 12th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Apr 12, 2022

April 14th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Mar 4, 2022

March 10th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Feb 11, 2022

Harris County MUD 449 Community Shred Event

Harris County Municipal Utility District 449 is sponsoring a full-service paper and e-shred event! All Ventana Lakes and Porter Ranch residents are invited to participate!

Feb 3, 2022

February 10th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Feb 3, 2022

Freeze Warning

During Winter Storm Uri, one of the more vulnerable spots for leaks and bursts were the irrigation systems on residential homes. Below are some basic tips as well as pictures and instructions for irrigation backflow preventors; additionally, residents are always encouraged to consult with a irrigation specialist or plumber.

Feb 2, 2022

February 8th Special Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a in-district meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Jan 7, 2022

Winterizing Your Home

Does the Gulf Coast have an official "Winter"? Not by national comparison, but intermittent cold weather in this area can cause damage to homes, lawns, and pools.

Jan 7, 2022

January 13th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Dec 8, 2021

December 9th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Nov 8, 2021

November 11th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.

Oct 13, 2021

New Website is Live!

We are happy to announce our new website is now live! Please take a few minutes to look around and be sure to spot the following pages.

Oct 8, 2021

October 14th Public Meeting Notice

The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 449 (Harris County MUD 449) Board of Directors will be having a public meeting to discuss district matters. Members of the public may participate.