Lake Ralph Hall – Water for the People

Lake Ralph Hall will be one of Texas’ newest lakes and is under construction on the North Sulphur River in Southeast Fannin County. Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) is building the lake to provide crucial water for an area whose population is projected to increase nearly five-fold in the next 50 years. Once finished, Lake Ralph Hall will also provide a host of recreational opportunities and environmental benefits. Construction began in June 2021, with plans to deliver water by 2026.

Click the icons in the graphic below for more details on each part of the lake project:

A lot happened last year at Lake Ralph Hall: The dam and spillway outlines are now visible, and construction began on major pieces (pump station, pipeline, etc.) to deliver lake water to homes/businesses across North Texas. Take a look at our overview of 2023 accomplishments.


September 23, 2023

LADONIA, Texas — Ed Motley stands in the middle of a large field, about an hour and a half northeast of Dallas, and looks on as heavy machinery pours concrete and workers build up the dirt embankments of the 16,000-acre construction site.

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