Groundwater Management Area 11 Joint Planning Meeting

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Citizens in Groundwater Management Area 11 interested in planning for their groundwater resources.

January 26, 2021 - Groundwater Management Area 11 is hosting a Joint Planning Meeting at 10am on Tuesday, February 9. The meeting is held by groundwater conservation districts located in or partly in the management area. Attendance is free and open to the public. 

This meeting will be held via web conference: 

  • Meeting ID: 980 0527 8420
  • Passcode: 425426

Participants can also join by phone at (346) 248-7799.

  • Meeting ID: 980 0527 8420
  • Passcode: 425426

Texas Water Code Chapter 36 requires groundwater conservation districts to conduct joint planning within groundwater management areas. The groundwater conservation districts must meet at least annually to review groundwater management plans, accomplishments of the management area, and proposals to adopt new or amend existing desired future conditions for the relevant aquifers within the management area. The Texas Water Development Board will calculate modeled available groundwater values based on the desired future conditions, which will be used for regional water planning, groundwater conservation district management plans, and permitting groundwater withdrawals.

Groundwater Management Area 11 consists of the following groundwater conservation districts: Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District, Panola County Groundwater Conservation District, Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District, and Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District. 

Counties within Groundwater Management Area 11 include Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood.