The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe (FMIT) is one of only a handful of tribes in the United States that have established a tribally owned and operated water and waste water utility. Fort Mojave Tribal Utilities Authority (FMTUA) was incorporated under a Tribal Charter authorized by the Fort Mojave Tribal Council in April 1988. The Charter enumerates the purpose and powers of FMTUA, its initial assets, and the makeup of the FMTUA Board of Directors.
FMTUA water and waste water service to homes and businesses located within the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation, which stretches along the Colorado River in the area where California , Nevada and Arizona meet. Additionally, the company is a provider water and waste water for the Avi Resort and Casino and the Mojave Crossing Events Center. FMTUA has a staff which includes highly trained utility workers who install, operate and maintain FMTUA water and waste water lines. These utility workers are critical for maintaining a high level of reliability and are on call 24 hours a day 365 days per year.