Helping communities build better places to live and work

​LCRA's Community Services works to improve the lives of Texans. The goal of LCRA Community Services is to promote an enhanced quality of life and foster the conservation and safe enjoyment of the Colorado River basin's natural resources.

For more information on ways LCRA benefits the communities it serves, visit the sections below:

Community grant program

Volunteer fire departments, emergency medical services, school districts, libraries, civic groups, local governments and nonprofit organizations may apply for up to $50,000 in Community Development Partnership Program (CDPP) grants.

LCRA Steps Forward

Steps Forward Day is a way for LCRA to give back to its customers and partner with them on projects that help their communities.

Land conservation programs

Learn about efforts to protect the land in the Colorado River basin, including pollution control, reforestation and soil erosion.

Public Safety

LCRA Public Safety provides law enforcement to protect recreational users, the environment and LCRA employees in the lower Colorado River basin.


LCRA provides reliable telecommunications services to employees, public safety and first responder organizations, and communities throughout Central Texas.

Regional Affairs

LCRA Governmental and Regional Affairs works to involve the public in LCRA activities, and create strong relationships with customers, communities and elected officials.