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Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: David Bailey
General Manager
101 W Main, Ste B22
Madisonville, Texas 77864
(936) 348-3212
Enabling/Major Legislation: Chapter 8866, Special District Local Laws Code
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: 3
Counties Covered: Freestone, Leon and Madison
Income Source: Fees
GCD Population: 10 Thousand-50 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Public Water Supply
Selection of Board Members: Appointed
Number of Board Members: 9
GMAs: 12
Exempt Wells: 50,000 gallons/day or less for Domestic/Livestock and all other uses except public water supply
Reporting Requirements: All non-exempt permitted wells and exempt rig supply wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: All permitted wells and for Oil & Gas use water wells.
Spacing Requirements: 50 feet from property line or another well for all exempt wells; 50 - 250 gpm non-exempt wells the distance is 1,000' from any well in the same aquifer; 250 - 500 gpm non-exempt wells the distance is 1,500' from any well in the same aquifer; wells greater that 500 gpm recommendation obtained from hydrogeologist based on hydrogeologic study (case by case).
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): None
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? 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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