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The Fountainhead Bonus Issue published
posted September 13, 2012
New TGWA Newsletter Issue
A special 2012 Convention issue of The Fountainhead, TGWA's newsletter, is now posted on the newsletter page.
posted Jan. 23, 2012
National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 6-12, 2011
Download and distribute the following documents from the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee to help promote National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 6-12, 2011:
posted February 26, 2011
Edwards Aquifer Authority: Request for Statements of Interest and Qualifications for Water Well Closure Services (RFQ #049-10-AM/Q)
The Edwards Aquifer Authority, located in San Antonio, Texas, requests statements of interest and qualifications from qualified contractors for services related to closing abandoned Edwards Aquifer water wells. Resulting contracts for well closure services will be for one year with an option for the Authority to renew for two additional one-year periods.
The deadline for statements of interest and qualifications is 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 1, 2010.
For more information contact Ms. Cyndi Holman, Procurement Specialist, at (210) 222-2204 or visit www.edwardsaquifer.org
posted August 16, 2010
Notice for UTGCD Water Well Owners/Operators
TGWA is helping to distribute an important notice of legal obligations to those who own or operate water wells in Hood County, Montague County, or Wise County (the boundaries of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District):
posted January 5, 2009
The TCEQ has a PGMA update study for the North-Central Texas - Trinity and Woodbine aquifers area - and prepared a draft report. The Executive Director welcomes written comments received by April 30, 2007. Written comments may be directed to Kelly Mills at TCEQ, MC-147, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 7811, via email at
TGWA has republished an article from NGWA's Well Log: NGWA Goes Live On National TV
TDLR Water Well Driller/Pump Installer Section issues notice July 13 to licensed drillers and pump installers on groundwater contamination and restrictions on water well drilling in northwest Houston. Click here for the full notice.
New members named to TDLR Water Well Drillers Advisory Council: Billy R. Lange, of Rowena, Trans-Pecos Region representative; John A. Pyburn, of Manvel, Gulf Coast Region representative; and Virgil B. Clark, of Alpine, public member.
Changes to Continuing Education requirements, effective 12/01/03, are explained on the CE page.