Our People

The Trinity River Authority provides essential and exceptional water and wastewater-related services to our customers with the help of talented and dedicated staff members. TRA employs more than 400 people who are critical to the operation of the organization’s facilities. The varied disciplines range from administration, biology, chemistry, construction, engineering, environmental science, electrical operations, finance, information technology maintenance, management, purchasing and warehousing, among others. Recruiting and fostering talent is a priority of the organization's strategic plan.


National Intern Day

National Intern Day!July 29, 2021 was National Intern Day. To celebrate, we highlighted our talented and hardworking interns all month. Click the image to meet some of TRA’s rising stars. We are thankful for their insight and desire to learn!










Professional Engineers Day

PE Day video image - click to watchAug. 4 marked the sixth annual Professional Engineers Day! Thank you to all of our professional engineers for the work they do every day to help ensure communities in the Trinity River basin receive reliable water and wastewater treatment services.









Wastewater facilities earn Peak Performance Awards

2020 NACWA AwardsCongratulations to our award-winning wastewater plants for earning platinum Peak Performance Awards. The awards are presented by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for complete and consistent National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Compliance.







Excellence in Financial Reporting

GFOA logoCongratulations to our finance department for earning the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2019 comprehensive annual financial report; it was awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada . The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment.