Facts about the Proposed Acreage Increase

Posted on January 9th, 2019

Click here to read Proposed Rules: 01-08-2019 UTGCD Revised Proposed District Rules for Publication As most residents of the District are aware, the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD) is proposing several changes to the rules regulating water wells in Hood, Montague, Parker, and Wise Counties, the bulk of which is implementing a permitting system as required by state law.  However, it has come to the attention of District's Staff and Board of Directors that much of the information going around is not completely accurate, so this is the District's attempt to clarify what is actually being proposed.  It is worth mentioning up front that the UTGCD has no intention and is not proposing to require meters or permits for private domestic (household) wells or any wells used for agriculture purposes. Any rumors you may have heard to the contrary are 100% false.  The other hot topic of discussion is related to the proposed increase in the minimum tract size requireme...Read More