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Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Doug Shaw
General Manager
1859 W HWY 199
Springtown, Texas 76082
(817) 523-5200
http://www.uppertrinitygcd.com
Enabling/Major Legislation: 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1343 (S.B. 1983), 2007 Tex. Gen. Laws 4583,
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/80R/billtext/pdf/SB01983F.pdf?d=6496.899999998277
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: http://uppertrinitygcd.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/2015-UTGCD-Management-Plan.pdf
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: http://uppertrinitygcd.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/UTGCD-Rules-As-Amended-Dec-18-2017.pdf
Number Of Counties: 4
Counties Covered: Hood, Montague, Parker and Wise
Income Source: Fees
GCD Population: 100 Thousand-500 Thousand
Community Type: Suburban & Rural
Largest Use: Exempt
Selection of Board Members: Appointed
Number of Board Members: 8
GMAs: 8
Exempt Wells: all domestic and all agriculture
Reporting Requirements: yes, for all non-exempt wells
Reporting Frequency: Semiannual
Meter Requirements: yes, for all non-exempt wells
Spacing Requirements: "Spacing requirements are based on well capacity, as follows: 150 ft from existing wells and 50 ft from property lines (less than 17.36 gpm); 1200 ft from existing wells and 100 ft from property lines (17.36 - 40gpm); and 1800 ft from existing wells and 200 ft from property lines (40 - 80 gpm). 2400 ft from existing wells and 400 ft from property lines (more than 80 gpm).
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): not at this time?developing permitting scheme
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
How can someone subscribe to your newsletter? online or by contacting district
Do you offer educational outreach? Yes

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