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Bee Groundwater Conservation District

Contact: Lonnie Stewart
General Manager
P.O. Box 682
Beeville, Texas 78104
Enabling/Major Legislation: Acts 1997, 75th R.S., ch. 678, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2001, 77th R.S.,ch. 1372, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2005, 79th R.S.,ch. 431, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 183, General and Special Laws of Texas; Acts 2009, 81st R.S.,ch. 864, General and Special Laws of Texas
Link To Current Enabling Legislation:
Link To management Plan Or Instructions On Where To Find It:
Link To District Rules Or Instructions On Where To Find Them:
Number Of Counties: 1
Counties Covered: Parts of Bee County
Income Source: Tax
GCD Population: 5 Thousand -10 Thousand
Community Type: Rural
Largest Use: Agricultural
Selection of Board Members: Elected
Number of Board Members: 7
GMAs: GMA 15 & 16
Exempt Wells: No exemptions outside Chapter 36
Reporting Requirements: n/a
Reporting Frequency: n/a
Meter Requirements: No
Spacing Requirements: 100 ft. from property lines, and 1 ft./gpm of capacity between neighboring wells. If well capacity exceed 1000 gpm, minimum spacing must be an additional 0.5 ft./gpm. For O&G: wells must be drilled within 30 ft. of the locaiton specified in the permit.
Production Limitations (Non-Exempt Wells): 1 AF/acre/year
Do you have a well plugging program? No
Does your district offer any financial assistance or in kind services for plugging? No
Do you offer water quality testing? Yes
Do you have a newsletter? No
How can someone subscribe to your newsletter? N/A
Do you offer educational outreach? Yes

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