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Below is a list of frequently asked questions with answers that will help you better understand POSGCD.ORG and it’s mission. If you can’t find an answer here for what you are looking for, please contact us and let us know. We may add your question here so that others will benefit from your experience visiting our site. Thank you!

What does POSGCD stand for?

POSGCD stands for Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District. You are visiting our website now at POSGCD.ORG.

The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) mission is to provide for the conservation, preservation, protection, recharging, and prevention of waste of groundwater, and to protect groundwater users, by adopting and enforcing Rules consistent with state law.

Have a look around and see what all we have to offer. We promise you won’t get wet!!

What is the Aquifer Conservancy Program?

The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) has announced it is forming the Post Oak Savannah Aquifer Conservancy Program (PACP) to create a legacy of stewardship for landowners. This will enable landowners in the District to commit their groundwater resources into a long-term conservation program.

For detailed information on the PACP program, click here.

What are (GMA) Groundwater Management Areas?

The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) is part of two Groundwater Management Areas (GMA) created by the state. There are 16 GMS throughout the State of Texas. POSGCD is a member of GMA 8 and GMA 12.

You can see the maps of the two Groundwater Management Areas for POSGCD by clicking here.

What type of application forms can I download from

  • Well Registration & Permit Applications
  • Oil & Gas Applications
  • Application for Emergency Permit to Drill a Well
  • Application to Drill and Operate a Limited Production Well
  • Application to Transfer Ownership
  • Grant Application forms.

Click here to access the forms avaliable for download from POSGCD.ORG.

Do you offer conservation education programs?

During years when District revenues are sufficient, the District will consider sponsoring the attendance of students and/or teachers at summer camps/seminars that place emphasis on the conservation of groundwater, rainwater harvesting, brush control, groundwater recharge enhancement, conjunctive use, precipitation enhancement of water resources, or a combination of such groundwater management programs. Grant Packets will be on the website when available. See our education page for additional information.

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Do you have aquifer information available for the public?

See our NEW Public Interface page and watch the “Public Interface Introduction” videos in the Tutorial section to learn how to access and use the tools on our site that will provide additional aquifer information available to the citizens of our district.

Click Here for more information on our Public Interface Area.

Do you have any information on the Monitoring Well Network

Yes, we do… The Monitoring Well Network is a collection of Registered and/or Permitted wells within the District from which water level measurements are collected. Jump on over to our Monitoring Well Network page and get the full scoop!

Why is Water so Important?

Water is one of our most important natural resources and is essential for the development of all life on Earth. Without it, there would be no life on earth. The supply of water available for our use is limited by nature. Although there is plenty of water on earth, it is not always in the right place, at the right time and of the right quality. Adding to the problem is the increasing evidence that chemical wastes improperly discarded yesterday are showing up in our water supplies today. Hydrology has evolved as a science in response to the need to understand the complex water systems of the Earth and help solve water problems. Hydrologists play a vital role in finding solutions to water problems, and interesting and challenging careers are available to those who choose to study hydrology.

How can I find out about POSGCD committee meetings?

All committees except the Advisory Committee are open meetings and open for public comment. For an overview of committee duties and to stay up-to-date on committee tasks and meetings, go to the Board Dashboard.

The committee’s page has additional information on how the committees are made up.

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