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Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Jim Conkwright
General Manager
205 S Caddo
Cleburne, Texas 76031
Enabling/Major Legislation: Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1208 (S.B. 726), Sec. 1,eff. September 1, 2009.
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: Prairielands GCD Enabling Legislation
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: Prairielands GCD Management Plan
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: Prairielands GCD District Rules
Number Of Counties: 4
Counties Covered: Johnson County, Ellis County, Hill County and Somervell County
Income Source: Fees
GCD Population: 100 Thousand-500 Thousand
Community Type: Suburban
Largest Use: Public Water Supply
Selection of Board Members: Appointed
Number of Board Members: 8
Exempt Wells: Agriculture- all exempt Domestic and Livestock: 25gpm (will be changing to 17.36gpm with new rules)
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all non-exempt wells
Reporting Frequency: Semiannual
Meter Requirements: Yes, for all non-exempt wells
Spacing Requirements: None. Permanent Rules currently being written.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): None. Permanent Rules currently being written
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? Call or E-mail any district staff member
Do you offer educational outreach? Yes

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