The Brazos River Authority website is a great resource to answer many questions you may have about the BRA organization and its services. If you are having trouble finding answers to your questions or you're looking for more detailed information, it may be available from the BRA through an Open Records Request.
The Texas Public Information Act gives you the right to inspect or copy government records. You may receive information from the Brazos River Authority in a number of ways:
1) You may visit the BRA's Central Office in Waco to inspect the records at no charge to you. Visits to inspect information must be arranged in advance,
please call (254) 761-3100 for more information
2) You may submit an electronic Open Records Request by submitting the form below.
3) You may print out the Open Records Request and fax it to (254) 761-3207 or
mail it to:
Open Records Request
Brazos River Authority
4600 Cobbs Drive
Waco, TX 76710
Once your request is received, the BRA will process the request in accordance with the Public Information Act, Government Code, Chapter 552 (the Act). Information responsive to the request will be promptly provided unless the BRA believes the information is excepted from public disclosure pursuant to the Act. If this is the case, the BRA may within 10 business days of receiving the request, refer the matter to the Office of the Attorney General for a ruling on whether an exception applies.
Fees related to open records requests are calculated in accordance with the Act and guidelines prescribed by the Office of the Attorney General. If it is anticipated that the charges will exceed $40, the BRA will provide a written estimate prior to fulfilling the request. Requests resulting in charges in excess of $100 are due and payable prior to the release of the information.
The following links provide additional information on the Public Information Act:
Public Information Act 2016 Handbook
Chapter 552, Government Code - Public Information Act
Title 1, Chapter 70, Texas Administrative Code - Cost of Copies of Public Information