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Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Alan Day
General Manager
112 W. 3rd St.
Hearne, Texas 77859
(979) 279-9350
https://brazosvalleygcd.org/
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 1999, 76th R.S.,ch. 1331, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2001, 77th R.S.,ch. 966, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2001, 77th R.S.,ch. 1307, General and Special Laws of Texas Special District Local Laws Code Chapter 8835
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.8835.htm
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: https://brazosvalleygcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/BVGCD-Management-Plan-Adopted-2-12-152.pdf
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: https://brazosvalleygcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/BVGCD-Rules-Adopted-11-8-18.pdf
Number Of Counties: 2
Counties Covered: Brazos & Robertson
Income Source: Fees
GCD Population: 100 Thousand-500 Thousand
Community Type: Rural and Suburban
Largest Use: Agricultural
Selection of Board Members: Appointed
Number of Board Members: 8
GMAs: 12
Exempt Wells: 50,000 gallons/day or less for Domestic/Livestock Uses 25,000 gallons/day for all other uses
Reporting Requirements: All non-exempt permitted wells and exempt rig supply wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: All non-exempt wells
Spacing Requirements: Between wells - 1'/average annual gallons per minute (aagpm) for all non-exempt wells in the Simsboro Aquifer. 2'/aagpm for all non-exempt wells in the Hooper, Calvert Bluff, Carrizo, Queen City, Sparta, Yegua, and Jackson aquifers. From property line - 0.5'/aagpm for all non-exempt wells in all aquifers. Exempt wells - Minimum of 50' from the property line.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): Non-exempt wells | Maximum production rate - 3,300 gpm | All District aquifers
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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