The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's (LSGCD) Board of Directors will hold a public hearing, accept public comment, and may take action on proposed amendments to the District Rules and to Phase II(B) of the District Regulatory Plan (DRP) at a rulemaking hearing on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend the hearing and provide comment before the District Board.
The proposed amendments to the District Rules, including without limitation amendmentsto Phase II(B) of the District Regulatory Plan ("DRP"), include revisions regarding: (1) the creation of Temporary Permits for water wells used to supply water to construction projects or to supply water for the drilling of permanent wells and the establishment of requirements related to obtaining such permits; (2) the elimination of certain provisions prohibiting the utilization of groundwater produced from the Gulf Coast Aquifer in counties immediately adjacent to Montgomery County as an Alternative Water Source; and (3) a petition process to allow a landowner to petition the District for additional production authorization over and above that allowed under the DRP.
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You may also provide advance comment or ask questions by contacting General Manager Kathy Turner Jones at 936.494.3436 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org