Founded in 1963, the Clear Lake City Water Authority provides water, sewer and drainage services. The authority operates under the guidelines of the Texas Constitution, Texas Revised Civi1 Statutes, Article 8280-280 and Chapters 49 and 51 of the Texas Water Code. It also maintains waterworks, sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems and drainage facilities. The Clear Lake City Water Authority offers automatic draft payment options. The authority provides emergency services for water line breaks and sewer manhole overflows and backups. In addition, it offers drainage and flood information. The authority provides repair and installation services for water and sewer lines. The Clear Lake City Water Authority maintains its office in Houston.