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North Texas Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Drew Satterwhite
General Manager
5100 Airport Drive
Denison, TX 75020
(855) 426-4433
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 2009, 81st R.S.,ch. 248, General and Special Laws of Texas
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: North Texas GCD Link to Enabling Legislation
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: North Texas GCD Management Plan
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: North Texas GCD District Rules
Number Of Counties: 3
Counties Covered: Collin, Cooke, Denton
Income Source: Fees
GCD Population: 1 Million Plus
Community Type: Rural and Suburban
Largest Use: Public Water Supply
Selection of Board Members: Appointed
Number of Board Members: 9
GMAs: 8
Exempt Wells: All wells (uses) with a pumping capacity less than 25,000 gallons/day
Reporting Requirements: All non-exempt wells
Reporting Frequency: Quarterly
Meter Requirements: All non-exempt wells
Spacing Requirements: Exempt wells - Spaced 100' from existing wells in the same aquifer; Non-exempt wells - Spacing distance from existing wells equals 1,166' + 1.2 times the gpm of the proposed well in the same aquifer
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): Production limitations are based on well spacing and hydrogeological impacts
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? Yes
How can someone subscribe to your newsletter? District website or call the District Office
Do you offer educational outreach? No

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