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A map displaying the boundaries of Cameron County Drainage District No. 3

A map displaying the different drainage districts within Cameron County, Texas

A boundary survey of Cameron County Drainage District No. 3

Image by Joshua Tsu


  • The district came into existence on May 13, 1912, as the result of an election held May 9, 1912. 

  • It is governed by a board of three elected directors. 

  • The district was created as San Benito Cameron County Drainage District No 3. 

  • The District's main purpose is to remove the excess surface water resulting from precipitation and runoff. Maintenance and mowing of the drain ditches and pipelines occur throughout the year.    

Canal/Drain Bank Mowing
Beaver Dam Removal





Year Established
Miles of Drain Ditches/Pipeline
Acres within District Boundaries

Current Agenda

Minutes Archives

Agenda archives

CCDD # 3

Meeting Schedules

Regular Meeting:

Held once a month on the second Monday of every month

Budget Meeting:

Held once a year in August

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General Manager

Sonia Lambert

Maintenance Superintendent

Freddie Ortega

Board of Directors

President - Ronaldo Garcia

Secretary - 

Chairman - Mathew McCarthy

Payroll Administrator


  Nelda Solorio



Office Clerk


  Lucinda Trevino

Geographic Information Systems Technician


  David Ybarra

Physical Address:

26041 FM 510

San Benito, TX 78586

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 937

San Benito, TX 78586


Tel: 956-399-7637

Fax: 956-399-7156