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Did You Know?: Aquifers in the District

It is known that Post Oak Savannah covers Milam & Burleson counties, but did you know there are several aquifer layers within the District boundaries? There is one major aquifer named the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has great info on the aquifer and you can find that link by clicking on

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Water Tip Wednesday: Goals for 2016

As the start of a new year begins, we wanted to share some great household water conservation tips to ensure that 2016 is the best conservation year for you! There are several ways you can conserve water this year but the best thing to do is always be conscious of your water use. Our top

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#DidYouKnow?: Water Wells in Floodplains Need Extra Attention

The Texas Well Owner Network has a great factsheet on how you can maintain your water well in a floodplain. With the wet weather we’ve been experiencing it is important to ensure that your well does not become contaminated! [embeddoc url=”https://posgcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/TWON-Floodplain.pdf” download=”all”] There are a number of great fact sheets provided by the Texas Well

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#WaterTipWednesday: Rainwater Harvesting

Its #WaterTipWednesday! A great alternative source of water can be through rain water harvesting. There are a variety of ways you can harvest rainwater. Texas A&M University has a website that shows the multiple possibilities that are available with rainwater harvesting. Check out their website here.

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Did You Know?: Test Annually

Did you know? It is recommended to test your private water well annually, and any time there is maintenance performed on the well. Any time the well is opened up gives bacteria and other contaminants a chance to enter the well. For more information on contamination contact our office. Click the link to find the

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#WaterTipWednesday: Winterize Your Yard!

With the cooler temperatures, it is important that your protect your pipes! Here is a great website for a few tips to ensure that you don’t have any problems with your yard this winter! http://savewatertexas.org/winterizing-irrigation/

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Did You Know?: DFC Process

POSGCD is currently going through the process of adopting DFC’s with our neighbors. A DFC is our desired future condition of the aquifer. Want to know how to get involved/learn more about it? Check out the TWDB’s page on more info: http://www.twdb.texas.gov/groundwater/management_areas/DFC.asp#title-02. You can also check out our GMA 12 page on our website for

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Did You Know?: Groundwater Ownership

Groundwater Conservation Districts must regulate groundwater while respecting a landowner’s rights to produce. The Texas Supreme Court made this clear with the Day Case, and it was brought into statute during the 83rd Legislative Session. More information can be found about groundwater ownership in Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code.

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5 Facts about Groundwater Conservation Districts

Groundwater Conservation Districts were set up in Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code. As a political subdivision of the State of Texas, GCDs must regulate by the statutes created by the Texas Government. There is misleading information about what the purpose of a GCD is and what jurisdiction they have. Here are just a

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We are Hiring – Water Resource Management Specialist

POSITION: Water Resource Management Specialist- Milano, TX                      Salary $60,000-80,000, Commensurate with Experience; Insurance and retirement  Submit resumes to admin@posgcd.org, POSGCD PO Box 92, Milano, TX 76556  Resumes

Welcome, Director Redington!

President Roddam welcomed the District’s newly appointed Director, JohnRedington, to the POSGCD Board of Directors and administered the Oath of Office at the October 11th

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