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Glasscock Groundwater Conservation District

The Glasscock Groundwater Conservation District was formed in August 1981 by the Acts of the 67th Legislature. 
The area served consists of Glasscock County and a northwest portion of Reagan County. GGCD strives to bring conservation, preservation, and water-wise use for the citizens of the District by monitoring and protecting the quality of groundwater. There are 639,793 acres within the District. (approx. 999 square miles)


Well permitting

Well registration

Water quality monitoring

Rainfall measurements

Water level measurements


As of January 19, 2021, the Board of Directors approved Staff to enforce a deadline for water well permit submission.

Permits can be turned in to the District office the day before the board meeting date no later than 4:00 pm.

Permits submitted the morning of board meeting day, will NOT be presented to the Board of Directors for approval until the following meeting.

This allows staff to field verify well locations before drilling.

If you have questions, please call our office.


‚ÄčTo comply with our Management Plan, the Glasscock Groundwater Conservation District is required to provide area residents with information about water conservation, recharge enhancement, precipitation enhancement, and brush control.


All wells need a permit & approval from the Board before drilling!

You are REQUIRED to fill out a permit and make a deposit BEFORE you drill any well!

Intent to Drill

As of May 24, 2018, the Glasscock Groundwater Conservation District will no longer accept the Intent to Drill form.

All water wells drilled after this date must have a permit issued.
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New Email Address

We have changed our email address.

Our new email address is: [email protected]

Please update your records.
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Upcoming Meeting Notice


July 16, 2024 at 9am.

Permit applications & deposits need to be submitted no later than 4 pm on Monday, July 15, 2024, to ensure proper time for review. 

Permits without deposit will NOT be presented to the Board for consideration.

Permits turned in the day of Board meeting will NOT be presented at that month's meeting.

The approval process can take up to 45 days.