Bright Star-Salem Special Utility District, a retail water and wastewater services corporation, provides water to about 6,738 residents living in Alba, on the western edge of Wood County and south of Lake Fork, Texas. Founded in 1998, the Bright Star-Salem Special Utility District System currently obtains its supply from two major sources. The groundwater sources, primarily ten wells that are approximately 350 inches deep and drilled into the Wilcox Aquifer underneath the area, are distributed to the Alba, Salem, Pleasant Ridge, Bright Star, and Colony communities, including US Hwy 69, State Hwy 182, and parts of FM Hwy 17 North. The surface water source from Lake Fork Reservoir is distributed to Steamboat Shores, Lake Fork Estates, Dream Hills, Bent Fork, The Ranch, Stonebriar, Lake Fork Marina, Paradise Forest, Little Mustang Cove, and all residents located off Rains County Road 3330 and Hwy 515.
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Alba Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Bright Star Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way. You can find CCR report on the Bright Star Water website.

Contact Bright Star Water Customer Service

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Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
238 N Osborn St
Alba, Texas 75410-4039


Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)

Pay Your Bright Star Water Bill

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If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Bright Star Water site. Bright Star Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

How to Start Alba Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Alba, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Bright Star Water. Luckily, Alba has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Alba, you'll need to stop your water service with the Bright Star Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.