Medina County Groundwater Conservation District (GCD)
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Exepmt Use Domestic/livestock Consumption Requires one time well registration
Non-exempt Use Irrigation/Municipal/Industrial Requires well construction application Requires an operating permit to pump
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Medina County GCD was created under the authority of Article 16 Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, and by Chapter 36 of the State Water Code, both of which may be viewed at
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Medina County GCD is a political subdivison of the state of Texas with taxing authority. It’s boundaries coincide with those of Medina County, and has a board of directors elected from within the GCD.  The GCD strives to strike a balance between conservation, preservation, and the efficient benifical use of groundwater for the benifit of the citizens of Medina County, now and also for future generations.
Phone Office: (830) 741-3162 Cell:     (830) 741-9733 Fax:     (830) 741-3540
Mail/Location Medina County GCD 1607 Avenue K Hondo, TX 78861
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Covid-19 (Corona Virus) Notice Open/operating during regular business hours. The lobby is closed to the public. Due to circumstances related to COVID-19, the lobby and building are closed to the public until further notice.  We will be conducting regular business during normal hours of operation. Regular Monday - Friday business (8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.) will be conducted through the phone, cellphone, online, or by mail. Phone: (830) 741-3162    Cell: (830) 741-9733   Fax communication is not currently available.