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Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District

Contact: Regina Gomez
General Manager
108 Hwy 67 West
Big Lake, Texas 76932
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 1989, 71st R.S., ch. 653, General and Special Laws of Texas (S.B. 1634); Acts 2009, 81st R.S., ch. 879, General and Special Laws of Texas (S.B. 2520)
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: 1
Counties Covered: Reagan County
Income Source: Tax
GCD Population: Less than 5 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Oil & Gas
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 5
Exempt Wells: No exemptions outside Chapter 36
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all permitted wells
Reporting Frequency: Monthly
Meter Requirements: No
Spacing Requirements: 660 feet from the nearest property lines; a minimum of 50 feet from any watertight sewage and liquid waste facility; a minimum horizontal distance of 150 feet from any concentrated source of contamination , such as existing or proposed livestock or poultry yards, privies, and septic system absorption field; and a well shall be located at a site not generally subject to flooding; well density: no more than a cumulative total of 16 wells per survey section
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): Production rate limits may be set based on determination of potential unreasonable impacts to existing wells or the DFC and curtailments triggered when designated water levels are exceeded.
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? 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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