Utilities & Infrastructure

aerial photo of downtown tyler

Tyler is well-equipped with everything you need to develop a top-of-the-line working facility.

lake palestine

The City of Tyler Water Utilities supplies and distributes water and sanitary sewer services at the rate of 18 million gallons per day.

Tyler has abundant resources, including Lake Tyler, Lake Tyler East, Lake Bellwood, and Lake Palestine to meet the city’s water needs. 

  • Daily treatment capacity of 60 Million Gallons Per Day (MGD)
  • Peak daily consumption of 48 MGD
  • Surplus capacity of 30 MGD
  • Storage capacity of 17 million gallons


The City of Tyler has sanitary sewage systems connected to two treatment plants which are permitted by the State of Texas and the EPA. Industrial sewage discharge complies with all TPDES pretreatment requirements.

  • Westside Treatment Plant – Permitted at 13 Million Gallons Per Day (MGD); the annual average flow is currently 8.714 MGD

  • Southside Treatment Plant – Permitted at 9 MGD; the annual average flow is currently 6.268 MGD


To help keep costs low, Texas benefits from a deregulated electricity market. Therefore, Tyler residential, commercial, and industrial users can choose their retail electric provider. Rates and terms change daily.

Industrial Rate, Tyler Average
Industrial Rate, National Average

Natural Gas

CenterPoint Energy is the natural gas provider for the City of Tyler. 

Solid Waste

Tyler Solid Waste is the Commercial Division of the City of Tyler Solid Waste Department, offering:

  • 96-gallon carts for small businesses
  • 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8 yard dumpsters
  • 20, 30, 40 and 45-yard roll off containers
  • 30, 35, 40 and 42-yard compactors

Tyler residents can also utilize Greenwood Farms, owned by the City of Tyler and operated by Republic Services.


Multiple broadband providers offer services for businesses and individuals in Tyler.