Bois d’Arc Lake Dedication

Friday, October 14, 2022

Celebrating the Gift of Water and Legacy of Service

You are invited to join the North Texas Municipal Water District to celebrate the completion of Bois d’Arc Lake reservoir in Fannin County, TX.

This lake is the first major reservoir built in Texas in the past 30 years. We will celebrate this new source for drinking water, recreational opportunities and economic growth. Help us recognize the people, the planning and the programs that created Bois d’Arc Lake and celebrate its historic completion.

Event Details:

Ceremony Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 at 11:00am, followed by lunch onsite.

We are honored to have several important leaders who helped make this project a reality speaking at the event including:
  • Jack May, President NTMWD Board of Directors
  • Jenna Covington, NTMWD Executive Director & General Manager
  • Judge Randy Moore, Fannin County
  • Carter Smith, Executive Director, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • Brooke Paup, Chairwoman, Texas Water Development Board
  • State Representative Reggie Smith, District 62
  • State Senator Bob Hall, District 2
  • U.S. Congressman Pat Fallon, Texas District 4

Ceremony Location: The northeast end of Bois d’Arc Lake in Fannin County, Texas off of CR 2715 – See the event location on Google Maps. Additional driving maps and directions included below.

Travel and Attire: Please note that access to the dedication event is approximately 35 minutes northeast of Bonham. The event will be held outside, so guests are encouraged to wear footwear and outerwear appropriate for the weather and walking on uneven ground.

Check back here for the latest event information. For additional information on the Bois d’Arc Lake project, visit the main project website.

Contact Us: 972-442-5405, publicrelations.info@ntmwd.com

Event FAQs:

Q: Is the event open to the public?

A: The dedication event is by invitation only in order to handle capacity restrictions and meet safety guidelines.

Q: May I bring a guest?

A: Due to the limitations of parking and safety guidelines, the invitations are for the recipient only. If special accommodations are needed, please contact us at 972-442-5405 or publicrelations.info@ntmwd.com.

Q: What should I wear?

A: The event will be held outside, so guests are encouraged to wear footwear and outerwear appropriate for the weather and walking on uneven ground.

Q: How long of a time commitment is the event?

A: The dedication will include a ceremonial program, followed by an optional lunch and optional tours of the site. Please note that access to the dedication event is approximately 35 minutes northeast of Bonham. Guests are recommended to block off several hours if they plan to participate in all the dedication activities. Updated program information will be provided.

Q: Can I just attend the event and not the lunch/possible tours afterwards?

A: Yes. Parking will be provided onsite so guests may attend the ceremony only and leave afterwards.

Q:  Is there an inclement weather date?

A: Please check this webpage for an inclement weather plan as it is determined based on forecasts closer to the event date.

Q: Will there be accommodations for people needing mobility assistance?

A: Yes, there will be assistance for those needing mobility support.