Our Mission

The mission of the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District is to conserve, preserve, protect and prevent waste of groundwater resources. It shall be the policy of the Board of Directors that the most efficient use of groundwater in the District is to provide for the needs of the citizens and ensure growth for future generations.

Public Access Map

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District in coordination with Texas AgriLife Extension office at Texas A&M has provided an interactive map for public use. The map includes in an interactive list of registered wells within the District, and water level results and water quality results from the District's water well monitoring system. Click here... to access the map. 

 

District Boundaries

The Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District includes approximately 576,000 acres of Gonzales County and 77,440 acres in Caldwell County.

Boundary Map

Imagine a Day without Water

Imagine a Day without Water

October 01, 2019

Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, brush your teeth, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. 

We know that water is essential.  That’s why we want you to know about a nationwide educational effort called “Imagine a Day Without Water.” On October 23, the Value of Water Coalition is coordinating a national advocacy and educational event, Imagine a Day Without Waterto raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water.  Across the country, water agencies, mayors, engineers, contractors, business leaders, community members, schools, organizations, corporations, environmental advocates, and more are joining together to educate people about how water is essential, the challenges facing water and wastewater systems, and the need for investment.

Even though water is absolutely vital to everything we do, it too often is forgotten. Out of sight, out of mind. Many people take water service for granted. Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water comes out of the tap and flows down the drain without a second thought. But the massive infrastructure, much of it underground, which brings water to homes and businesses, takes it away, and treats it, is aging. A water main breaks somewhere in the U.S. every two minutes. Most pipes have an average life expectancy of 50 years, but in many major cities, water pipes are more than 100 years old. Communities cannot afford to go a day without water if those systems reach their breaking points.

What is the message of Imagine a Day without Water? Keep reading . . . 

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