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Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District

Contact: Meredith Allen
General Manager
301 S. Crockett Ave
Sonora, Texas 76950
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 1985, 69th R.S.,ch. 377, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 1991, 72nd R.S.,ch. 757, General and Special Laws of Texas
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Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It:
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Number Of Counties: 1
Counties Covered: Sutton
Income Source: Tax
GCD Population: Less than 5 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Public Water Supply
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 5
GMAs: 7
Exempt Wells: None
Reporting Requirements: Annually for all permitted wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Meter Requirements: No
Spacing Requirements: Exempt Wells - TDLR specifications Non-Exempt Wells - TDLR specifications and follow this formula: Spacing distance = (Production Rate of Proposed Well + Production Rate of Nearest Existing Well) x One (1) ft/gpm. In no event shall a spacing distance of more than 1,500 feet be required.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): 1 acre-foot/acre for irrigation and commerical. Demand based for Public Water Supply
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? Yes
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Do you offer educational outreach? Yes

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