Special Purpose District Debt Maps
Debt Per Water District
Texas’ water districts and water authorities are charged with providing water and services including conservation, wastewater treatment, flood control and other purposes. In 2012, they accounted for $31.0 billion or almost 16 percent of all outstanding local government debt in the state.
Debt Per Special Purpose District
Texas’ other special purpose districts support a variety of services including, toll roads, utilities, fire control and other purposes and accounted for just more than 8 percent of all outstanding debt held by Texas local governments in fiscal 2012. Hospital/health districts held less than 2 percent of debt outstanding. In total, special purpose districts and health/hospital district debt was $19.6 billion.
Note: Debt data provided by the Texas Bond Review Board is as of 8/31/12, the last day of fiscal 2012.
Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts