Conserving, Protecting, and Enhancing the Groundwater Resources of Montgomery County, Texas
The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (Lone Star Water) helps Montgomery County meet its most critical water challenge – finding the water to grow without continuing to “deficit-pump” the Gulf Coast Aquifer. The county will double again in population by 2040 and it must reduce current groundwater use by 30 percent because use exceeds the recharge of the aquifer – what Lone Star Water calls deficit-pumping. Created by the Legislature and an overwhelming majority of county voters in
Lone Star Water is the area’s best advocate of water conservation because the water you don’t need is the least expensive water you’ll ever buy. It’s also the easiest and fastest way to reduce the deficit-pumping of the Gulf Coast Aquifer in Montgomery County. Lone Star Water supports water conservation education for children and water use reduction in restaurants, and is working on a new weekly watering guideline project for designated areas in the county. Lone Star Water also convenes dozens
A meeting of the Groundwater Management Area 14 Joint Planning Committee will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 9 a.m. at the offices of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Click here for meeting notice and agenda.