• Goose Parade
    A Parade of Geese, by D Forshage
  • Blue Heron
    Great Blue Heron, by D Forshage
  • Fall Foliage
    Fall Foliage on Lake Athens, by J Hsiao
  • Looking East
    Looking East, by D Thomas
  • Rainwater in Athens TX
    Rainwater in Athens TX, by T Hill

Welcome to AMWA

The Athens Municipal Water Authority ("AMWA") owns and maintains Lake Athens, both for recreation and to provide raw, untreated, wholesale water to the City of Athens.  The City of Athens then treats, sells, and distributes water to their customer's homes in the City of Athens.

The Athens Municipal Water Authority (“AMWA”) was originally formed in 1957 by the Texas Legislature as a Conservation and Reclamation District. In 1979 AMWA was converted into a municipal utility district operating under Chapter 54 of the Texas Water Code.

Please bookmark this website to use as your resource regarding all things about Lake Athens and the Athens Municipal Water Authority.  Please keep in mind, however, that because we strive to bring you the most recent information, the site is in a constant state of flux.  Your patience is greatly appreciated!!

 

AMWA is currently accepting applications for Lake Patrol Officer.

Who Are Our Partners

TX Freshwater Fisheries Ctr.

TX Freshwater Fisheries Ctr.

Visit the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center website.

What's on our Minds

TPWD Combats Zebra Mussels

TPWD Combats Zebra Mussels

New statewide rule requires draining of water from boats and onboard receptacles when leaving or approaching public freshwater lakes.

What's Happening at Lake Athens

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Here are a few events that may be of interest to property owners around Lake Athens.

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