At it’s September 13, 2022 Board Meeting, the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) Board voted to participate with the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) in a pilot program that will help to better understand and quantify the hydrologic and socioeconomic impacts to pumping driven by groundwater storage and use conditions. The Board received a
The Board also welcomed two new members as Mr. Keith Copeland and Mr. Kit Worley were sworn in as the newest Board Members. Mr. Worley replaces Dana McClaren, as the Board Member for Milam County representing agricultural interests. Dana served for two years on the Board and was a great addition to the POSGCD Board
At it’s May 10, 2022 Board Meeting the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) Board of Directors approved a contract with Texas A&M AgriLife for District Education Programs to improve the capacity of agricultural water users to conserve groundwater. This groundwater conservation program will provide educational resources for the adoption of water-efficient irrigation methods and tools. This
At it’s April 12, 2022 Board Meeting the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) Board of Directors approved over one million dollars in Grants for six local water utilities. Each year, the District will encourage and support projects and programs to conserve and/or preserve groundwater, by annually funding the District’s Groundwater Conservation Grant Program.
The POSGCD Board of Directors held their regular monthly meeting May 11, 2020. Dr. Brad Wilcox from the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Texas A&M University gave a presentation on the potential for enhancing recharge in the Carrizo Wilcox Aquifer. The presentation entitled “Potential for Increasing Recharge in the Post Oak Savannah Ecoregion”
Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) created the Groundwater Well Assistance Program (GWAP) to assist owners of water wells in the Carrizo-Wilcox in Burleson and Milam Counties by identifying water wells expected to experience loss of service due to water levels dropping below the pump which is caused by aquifer wide pumping and take
The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) celebrated the first year of our innovative Aquifer Conservancy Program (ACP) by sending out payments this week to landowners who completed their first year of aquifer conservation. These checks should start to arrive in mailboxes next week, and the Board of Directors of POSGCD would like to
Consistent with the proclamation issued today by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Post Oak Savannah GCD will remain open and serving the safety and needs of the citizens of Milam and Burleson Counties under a modified schedule. You may read more about this proclamation at gov.texas.gov. For POSGCD, effective Monday, March 23, and continuing at
Today the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) announced grants awarded to local Water Utilities in Burleson and Milam Counties. The District awarded five grants totaling approximately $1,000,000 for programs to conserve groundwater and has awarded approximately $14.55 million since 2006. This year grants included Marlow WSC who was awarded $75,341 to replace obsolete
At the February 11, 2020 Board Meeting, Post Oak Savannah GCD welcomed Mrs. Dana McClaren as the new Board Member representing Agriculture interests from Milam County. Mrs. McClaren is a resident of Milam County and attended the University of North Texas graduating with a B.B.A. in Marketing in 1981. She then attended Texas Tech University
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Education & Communications Coordinator, Full-time Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District.
Postition: Education & Communications Coordinator, Full-time Job Summary: We are looking for a creative professional who develops and executes multi-channel social media strategies to promote public
After five years of dedication and hard work, our Education Coordinator, Doug Box, will be retiring from the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District. Doug
Steven Wise, Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) Board Member, announced his retirement from the POSGCD Board effective following the August 8, 2023 POSGCD Board
Milam & Burleson Counties Groundwater Summit Overview Groundwater experts came to the Caldwell Civic Center on August 17, 2023 to speak at the ninth annual