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Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Ed Walker
General Manager
2881 Hwy. 277 West
Carrizo Springs, Texas 78834
830-876-3801
wgcd.net
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 1997, 74th R.S., ch. 1149, General and Special Laws of Texas
Link To Current Enabling Legislation: https://lrl.texas.gov/scanned/sessionLaws/75-0/HB_3602_CH_1149.pdf
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It: wgcd.net
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them: wgcd.net
Number Of Counties: 3
Counties Covered: Dimmit, La Salle, Zavala
Income Source: Tax
GCD Population: 10 Thousand-50 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Agricultural
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 7
GMAs: 13
Exempt Wells: N/A
Reporting Requirements: Yes, for all permitted wells
Reporting Frequency: Annual and Quarterly
Meter Requirements: Yes, metering device all permited well
Spacing Requirements: Gallons per minute of the closest two wells is added together to equal the distance needed between the wells,in feet
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): 2.5 acre feet per contiguously owned acreage per year
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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