Our Mission

The mission of the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District is to conserve, preserve, protect and prevent waste of groundwater resources. It shall be the policy of the Board of Directors that the most efficient use of groundwater in the District is to provide for the needs of the citizens and ensure growth for future generations.

Public Access Map

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District in coordination with Texas AgriLife Extension office at Texas A&M has provided an interactive map for public use. The map includes in an interactive list of registered wells within the District, and water level results and water quality results from the District's water well monitoring system. Click here... to access the map. 


District Boundaries

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District includes approximately 576,000 acres of Gonzales County and 77,440 acres in Caldwell County.

Boundary Map

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August 09, 2019

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District ("GCUWCD") received major permit amendment applications from Alliance Regional Water Authority ("ARWA "), 630 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Texas 78666, requesting authorization to drill and complete two new water wells and increase ARWA’s authorized production and exportation limits under its existing permits by 1,320 acre-feet per year (ac-ft/yr) to a total limit of 11,620 ac-ft/yr.   The permit applications have been declared administratively complete by GCUWCD’s General Manager.  The two new wells are proposed to be located on the south side of Wolf Run Road approximately 1.5 miles east of its intersection with State Highway 304,...

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Safe Drinking Water

Safe Drinking Water

September 01, 2019

The last time you turned on a tap to brush your teeth, or fill a glass, or add 1/2 cup of water to a recipe, did you happen to wonder about the safety or cleanliness of the water? Almost certainly not. You didn't have to. You could rest assured that your drinking water was free from harm— untainted. This is one of the great privileges of living where we live . . . and when we live. 

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