The Mission of the District is to develop rules to provide protection to existing wells, prevent waste, promote conservation, provide a framework that will allow availability and accessibility of groundwater for future generations, protect the quality of the groundwater in the recharge zone of the aquifer, ensure that the residents of Reeves County maintain local control over their groundwater, and operate the District in a fair and equitable manner for all residents of the District.
Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District awarded scholarships to three 2023 graduating Balmorhea Highschool seniors during their Graduation Ceremony on May 19th. RCGCD Board Member, Luke Brown, presented the scholarships to the graduating seniors. These students worked diligently and delivered great application requirements, plus delivered superb, informative, and pleasing essays on water conservation. Pictured at the Awards Ceremony with Luke Brown, from left to right: Brandon Hernandez, Wayne Witcher, and Aidaen Mata. Congratulations on your hard-earned achievement. Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District is sending many cheerful thoughts as you begin your new chapter on life’s journey. May you flourish to your maximum potential.
The Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District (the “District”) was created by the 83rd Texas Legislature under the authority of Section 59, Article XVI, of the Texas Constitution, and in accordance with Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code (“Water Code”), by the Act of May 17, 2013,
83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 457, codified at Texas Special District Local Laws Code Chapter 8876.
The District is a governmental agency and a body politic and corporate. The District was created to serve a public use and benefit, and is essential to accomplish the objectives set forth in Section 59, Article XVI, of the Texas Constitution. The District’s boundaries are coextensive with the boundaries of Reeves County, Texas, and lands and other property within these boundaries will benefit from the works and projects that will be accomplished by the District.