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Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District

Contact: Greg Sengelmann
General Manager
522 Saint Mathew
Gonzales, Texas 78629
830-672-1047
www.gcuwcd.org
Enabling/Major Legislation: Created on order of the TCEQ on November 19, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th R.S.,ch. 368, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 658, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 658, General and Special Laws of Texas
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: https://gcuwcd.org/creation
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: https://gcuwcd.org/rules-and-regulation
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: https://gcuwcd.org/rules-and-regulation
Number Of Counties: 2
Counties Covered: portions of Caldwell and Gonzales Counties
Income Source: Both
GCD Population: 10 Thousand-50 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Public Water Supply
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 5
GMAs: GMA 13
Exempt Wells: 100 gpm for agricultural use; frac well expemtions based on water quality and depth
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for public supply, fracking, and irrigation
Reporting Frequency: Annual and Monthly
Meter Requirements: Yes for public supply wells
Spacing Requirements: Minimum gallons per minute per foot distance away from property boundary spacing, dependant on aquifer
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): Annual authorized withdrawal limits established by permit, based on acre-feet/acre; curtailments may go into effect if DFC reached or negative impacts to the
Do you have a well plugging program? Yes
Does your district offer any financial assistance or in kind services for plugging? Yes
Do you offer water quality testing? Yes
Do you have a newsletter? No
How can someone subscribe to your newsletter? N/A
Do you offer educational outreach? Yes

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