Tangub City Water District is a Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation., a public water utility firm established in 1980 through Sanguniang Panglunsod Resolution No 230 by the efforts and hard work of the City Officials lead by the late Mayor and Governor Alfonso D. Tan, based on Presidential Decree No. 198 or PD 198 known as the Provincial Water Utilities Act of 1973 a legacy program by the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos.
PD 198 as amended created the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) and provided the formation of Water Districts nationwide which also give birth to develop partnership that revolutionized water service through out the country. TCWD received its Certificate of Conformance from LWUA last August 1981 with CCC No. 158.