Notice is hereby given to all interested persons in Hood, Montague, Parker and Wise Counties that the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, which is located within Groundwater Management Area (GMA) 8, as designated by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), which also includes the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District, Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District, Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, North Texas Groundwater Conservation District, Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District, Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District, Red River Groundwater Conservation District, Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District, and Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, will hold two public hearings to discuss and receive public comments regarding proposed Desired Future Conditions (“DFCs”) for the Trinity Aquifer in Hood, Montague, Parker, and Wise Counties, Texas, in accordance with Section 36.108(d-2) of the Texas Water Code.

The proposed DFCs, as approved by the district representatives of GMA 8, are expressed in terms of total average drawdown in feet from 2010 through 2070 for each of the defined aquifers within the Trinity Aquifer Group (Woodbine, Paluxy, Glen Rose, Twin Mountains, Travis Peak, Hensell, Hosston and Antlers). DFCs describe a tolerable future condition for the aquifer and can be expressed on regional or more localized scales.




Any person who desires to appear at the hearings and present comment or other information on the proposed Desired Future Conditions may do so in person, by legal representative, or both.  Comments may be presented verbally or in written form.  Persons interested in submitting written comments on the proposed DFCs may do so by sending any such comments to the Upper Trinity GCD, P.O. Box 1749, Springtown, Texas 76082, at any time up until the close of the public comment period at 5:00 P.M. on July 12, 2016.  Limits may be placed on the amount of time that each person is allowed to present verbal comments.  The hearing posted in this notice may be recessed from day to day or continued where appropriate.  The Board may take action at the hearing or at a hearing or meeting at a later time or date.

A copy of the proposed Desired Future Conditions may be requested by email at, is available for reviewing or downloading at or by scanning the QR code below and may be reviewed, inspected, or obtained in person at the District office located at 1250 E. Highway 199, Springtown, Texas 76082.  For questions or more information, contact the District’s General Manager, Doug Shaw, by phone at (817) 523-5200, by mail at P.O. Box 1749, Springtown, Texas 76082, or in person at the District office.

This public hearing is available to all persons regardless of disability.  If you require special assistance to attend the hearing, please contact the District at (817) 523-5200 at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing.


By scanning the QR code you can review all supporting materials related to DFC development, including: Agendas, Meeting Minutes, Technical Reports and Presentations.



Monday, May 16, 2016

100 W Pearl Street       

Granbury, TX 76048

Public Hearing begins at 5:00 PM


Monday, June 20, 2016

413 Pelham Street

Bowie, TX 76230

Public Hearing begins at 5:00 PM