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Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code codifies the rights, powers, privileges, authority, functions, and duties under which groundwater districts operate.  It states that "Groundwater Conservation Districts created as provided by this chapter the state's preferred method of groundwater management through rules developed, adopted, and promulgated by a district in accordance with the provisions of this chapter."


The entire contents of Chapter 36 can be viewed by clicking on the link.


Approved and Adopted January 8, 2024.

FCGCD Rules - Original Adoption Date: December 19, 2003, Effective January 1, 2004
Revised May 20, 2005, May 4, 2009 and September 8, 2014

District By-LawsAdopted by the District on November 5, 2002 and amended on June 7, 2004, May 2, 2005, June 6, 2005 and March 5, 2012.

Code of Ethics - Revised July 1, 2013

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