The effective date of the District rules is October 1, 2020. Click on the link below to view applications, well registrations, District Rules, and guiding documents.
NOTICE OF OPEN MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SOUTHWESTERN TRAVIS COUNTY GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 10:00 am
THIS MEETING IS REMOTE ACCESS ONLY
In accordance with the order of the Office of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the SWTCGCD Board of Directors will conduct our regular Monthly Board Meeting as a remote access only meeting in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The telephone number to call into the meeting is 1-346-248-7799 (Toll Free) and the Meeting ID: 371 327 2679.
The meeting can also be accessed by computer audio and video at https://zoom.us/j/3713272679 using the same Meeting ID.
Additional instructions are provided the Agenda.
Proposed Desired Future Conditions
90-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD STARTS APRIL 1, 2021
The Groundwater Management Area 9 Joint Planning Committee (GMA-9) adopted proposed Desired Future Conditions (DFCs) for the Trinity, Edwards-Trinity (Plateau), Ellenburger-San Saba, and Hickory aquifers within the management area. In addition, GMA 9 is proposing to classify certain aquifers or portions of those aquifers as non-relevant for the purposes of joint planning. To find read supporting documentation for the proposed DFCs visit here.
during the 90-Day Public Comment period.
The date for the regular monthly Board Meeting has been set as the second Wednesday of the month, at 9 AM.
SWTCGCD Definition of Drought Stages
Five Groundwater Drought stages, corresponding to US
Drought Monitor-specified drought intensity levels, may be declared by the Board on the basis
of the specified portion of the District’s area reaching these trigger thresholds. They are, from
least to most severe:
• "No-Drought" - base condition;
• D-0 Abnormally Dry Stage;
• D-1 Moderate Drought Stage;
• D-2 Severe Drought Stage;
• D-3 Extreme Drought Stage; and
• D-4 Exceptional Drought Stage.
The SW Travis County GCD does not levy taxes and is presently financially supported by grants and donations from individuals and organizations. If you or your organization wishes to make a donation to the operation of this GCD, please make out your check to SW Travis County GCD and mail it to: P.O. Box 340595, Austin, Tx 78734.
The Mission of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District (SWTCGCD) is to preserve and protect groundwater through conservation, education and waste prevention.