District Reviews Preliminary Management Plan on July 20

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The District will be taking public comment at the July 20 board meeting on their Management Plan   After evaluating water availability and existing supplies and identifying water needs for the counties of Montague, Parker, Wise, and Hood, the District will be submitting their technical data to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) in late July 2015. This is a critical step in the ultimate development of desired future conditions and water planning groups throughout the region. A public hearing has been set to gather public input on the proposed recommendations, as well as to present the final draft of the Management Plan to members of the Board. Public comment will be accepted at the hearing held at the July 20 board meeting at 5pm at the District office located at 1250 E Hwy 199, Springtown, Texas. A copy of the preliminary plan may also be viewed or downloaded by clicking here. A copy of the plan may also be obtained by contacting the District at 817-523-...Read More

District Installs Dataloggers

Posted on July 6th, 2015

The Upper Trinity GCD has purchased 14 new dataloggers for wells in its water well monitoring network which was established in 2010. The dataloggers are set to measure water well levels every hour and will be recorded by District staff each month. The automatic datalogging equipment is permanently installed in the designated wells, which will offer the District significantly more information than recorded in the quarterly readings made by District staff. Review of the hourly readings has already shown potential areas of recharge in the District which were previously unidentified. The District includes over 200 wells throughout the District. The program provides the District with localized information on particular areas of concern and insight into the health of the aquifers in the selected regions. Due to the progress of the District's program in purchasing the new dataloggers, more information will be readily available to the public and to District hydrologists. This new info...Read More