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Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District

Contact: Paul Tybor
General Manager
508 South Washington Street
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830.997.4472
www.hcuwcd.org
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts of the 70th Legislative Session (1987), HB 792, Chapter 865 in accordance with Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, and Chapter 35 and 36 of the Texas Water Code, as amended. Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 867, (HB 3866) General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2015, 84th R.S.,ch. 383, (HB 1819) General and Special Laws of Texas
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: https://lrl.texas.gov/scanned/sessionLaws/84-0/HB_1819_CH_383.pdf
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: http://www.hcuwcd.org/RulesMgmtPlan_4.htm
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: http://www.hcuwcd.org/RulesMgmtPlan_4.htm
Number Of Counties: 1
Counties Covered: Gillespe County
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: 7
Exempt Wells: No
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all permitted wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: No
Spacing Requirements: 75 feet from property for registered wells * permitted wells 100 feet minimum; exact amount depends on how much well is capable of producing.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): 1 acre feet per acre per year if on 10 acres or more; half acre foot per year if less than 10 acres. If well is located in high historic use area, then maximum production rate of half acre foot per year applies.
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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