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Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Genell Hobbs
General Manager
503 S. Ann St.
Brackettville, Texas 78832
Enabling/Major Legislation: Chapter 8846, Special District Local Laws Code. Created by HB 3243 (May 2001), 77th Leg. Texas General Laws 3329, confirmed by voters of Kinney County, Jan. 2002, with 87% favorable vote.
Link To Current Enabling Legislation:
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It:
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them:
Number Of Counties: 1
Counties Covered: Kinney
Income Source: Both
GCD Population: Less than 5 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Agricultural
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 7
GMAs: GMA 7 and GMA 10
Exempt Wells: N/A
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all permitted wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: Yes, for all permitted wells
Spacing Requirements: Exempt use well must not be within 50 ft of neighboring property line. Non-exempt must not be within 300 yds of neighboring property line.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): Permits issued for authorized annual withdrawal limits, for reasonable and beneficial use; non-interference with existing wells, and DFC's must be maintained.
Do you have a well plugging program? No
Does your district offer any financial assistance or in kind services for plugging? No
Do you offer water quality testing? No
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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