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Activities and recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee

Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.

Activities and recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee

a report to the 80th Legislature

by Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.

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Published by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Austin, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.,
  • Groundwater -- Texas -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReport to the 80th Legislature
    Statementprepared by Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD224.T4 T42184 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22697976M
    LC Control Number2008379181

    The Texas Legislature has tasked local groundwater conservation districts with the duty of managing Texas’ groundwater. The majority of Texas land is subject to GCD regulation, making it. Groundwater and the Rule of Capture. Texas has nine major aquifers and about 20 smaller ones. This groundwater supplies about 60% of the water for the state’s residential, industrial, and agricultural needs and is governed by legal doctrine unique among Western states.

    Groundwater in Texas: Policy Recommendations for the 83rd Legislative Session Page 6 Implications of Recent Court Rulings In February , the Texas Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Edwards Aquifer Authority v. Day.1 The case involved a challenge to the Edwards Aquifer Authority’s (EAA) denial of a groundwater pumping permit to a landowner within the EAA boundaries. 2. The use of groundwater for exploring for, producing, handling, or treating oil, gas, sulphur, or other minerals; or 3. The use of groundwater for any other purpose that is useful and does not constitute waste. BOARD means the Board of Directors of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District.

    percent of agricultural water use in Texas come from groundwater supplies. Proper management and protection of the quality of this groundwater resource are widely recognized as being vital to Texas’ economy and growth, human health and well being, and preservation of ecosystems. To help protect and manage our groundwater. addition, we are indebted to the Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts and the Hill Country Alliance of Groundwater Districts for reviewing the draft recommendations. All recommendations, opinions expressed or any errors in the report are the sole responsibility of Environmental Defense.


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Activities and recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee by Texas Groundwater Protection Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.]. This report was prepared for the 85 th Texas Legislature by the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee (TGPC), as required by Texas Water Code, § The purpose of this report is to describe TGPC activities conducted in and and provide recommendations to improve groundwater protection for the 85th Legislature to consider.

This report describes Texas Groundwater Protection Committee (TGPC or Committee) activities during anddiscusses select groundwater protection issues, and provides recommendations to improve groundwater protection for the 83rd Texas Legislature’s consideration.

The report was. Find out more about the program on the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee website here. GCD Index Drought Index. About Us. The Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts supports Texas groundwater conservation districts and their efforts to conserve, preserve, and protect Texas groundwater.

read moreView More. Groundwater is a major source of water in Texas, providing about 60 percent of the million acre-feet of water used in the state. The mission of the Groundwater Division is to collect, interpret, and provide accurate, objective information on the groundwater resources of Texas.

Report on Groundwater Protection Committee's activities and any recommendations for legislation for groundwater protection. 1/9/ Page 5 of 52 TWC § ecological value that the Planning Groups or TWDB recommend for protection.

Texas Water Code, (f) also provides for legislative designation of river or stream. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s making recommendations to the commissioners about contested permitting and enforcement matters, and approving uncontested permit applications and registrations.

In addition, this Program supports the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee, coordinates and. Groundwater is also an important water source for several cities.

For example, Amarillo, Bryan-College Station, El Paso, Lubbock, Houston and San Antonio use groundwater to supply water for homes, businesses and industry. Statewide, groundwater comes from some 32 Texas aquifers. According to the Texas Water Development Board, nine aquifers.

Activities and recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee: a report to the 80th Legislature Report to the 80th Legislature "January " "SFR/".

Director on the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee, and provides technical and programmatic support to local soil and water conservation districts on flood control structure issues.

Other duties of the SRM team include providing support to other agency staff on information technologyFile Size: 1MB. Cary L. Betz, P.G., Manager of Permit Support, Compliance and Groundwater Section, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Abstract House Bill sponsored by Representative Lena Guerrero in the House and Senator Santiesteban in the Senate, was passed by the 70th Legislature inset out the state’s groundwater protection policy, and created the Texas Groundwater Protection. Texas regulators last year documented new cases of groundwater contamination, a slight increase compared to but far fewer than in years past.

Groundwater protection and cleanup: Texas Water Code (TWC) to For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.

Texas Administrative Code: TITLE NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION: PART TEXAS GROUNDWATER PROTECTION COMMITTEE: CHAPTER GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION REPORT: SUBCHAPTER B: NOTICE OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION: Rules § Form and Content of Groundwater Contamination Notice | | |.

It’s probably because there used to be one on every street corner,” Cary Betz, chairman of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee, says. “Those activities actually peaked in about Groundwater Management Issues in Texas June 6, Water policy is an issue that has received consistent attention from the Texas Legislature in recent years.

Bythe state’s population is expected to reach 40 million, a two-fold increase over the population. Over the same period,File Size: KB. To address this problem, the Texas Legislature has provided a way for groundwater resources to be managed and protected locally, through the creation of groundwater conservation districts (GCDs).

A GCD is a local unit of government authorized by the Texas Legislature and ratified at the local level to manage and protect groundwater. If the United States Environmental Protection Agency adopts a final rule requiring states to implement a state management plan for pesticides in groundwater, the department shall cooperate with the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee in the committee's development and implementation of federally mandated state management plans for pesticides.

texas groundwater protection committee: chapter groundwater contamination report chapter groundwater contamination report. subchapter a. general provisions relating to public files and joint report § purposes of rules § applicability § definitions.

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Start studying Texas Groundwater. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Report containing groundwater monitoring activities and cases of contamination by state-regulated activities during the calendar year.

Includes tables with the enforcement status of each case of contamination.09/27/ am 09/30/ am Annual Forum. Where: Salt Lake City, Utah | Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel Groundwater Protection Council America/Chicago public.