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Mesquite Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Lynn Smith
General Manager
802 9th Street
Wellington, Texas 79095
(844) 445-2800
http://www.mesquitegcd.org/index.html
Enabling/Major Legislation: HB 1148 of the 69th Leglislature of the State of Texas 1985; ratified by Collingsworth County in 1986. HB 3995 of the 80th Leglislature of the State of Texas in 2007
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/pdf/HB03995F.pdf?d=79087.02
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: http://www.mesquitegcd.org/Adopted_2018_District_Groundwater_Management_Plan.pdf
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: http://www.mesquitegcd.org/Current_MGCD_Rules_20150416.pdf
Number Of Counties: 4
Counties Covered: All of Collingsworth and Hall, parts of Childress and Briscoe
Income Source: Tax
GCD Population: 5 Thousand -10 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Agricultural
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 8
GMAs: GMA 6
Exempt Wells: n/a
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all non-exempt production
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: Yes, for all non-exempt production
Spacing Requirements: 2 Inch Discharge 50 yards 10 wells / 160 Ac; 3 Inch Discharge 75 yards 6 wells / 160 Ac; 4 Inch Discharge 100 yards 4 wells / 160 Ac; 5 Inch Discharge 125 Yards 3 wells / 160 Ac; 6 Inch Discharge 150 yards 2 wells / 160 Ac; 8 Inch Discharge 200 yards 1 well / 160 Ac
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): limited by discharge size, no specific number
Do you have a well plugging program? Yes
Does your district offer any financial assistance or in kind services for plugging? No
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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