The High Plains Underground Water District will host two public hearings in Levelland and Canyon, Texas, regarding it's District Rules and Management Plan.
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The Texas Groundwater Association will hold its annual meeting in Lubbock this week.
The water volume numbers for this most recent year are not yet available but in 2012 the underground water table in the South Plains dropped almost two feet on average
The November 12th public hearing will allow citizens to make comments on proposed rule amendments to extend the district’s current moratoriums through December 31st, 2013.
Jason Coleman previously served as GM of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District
The Hale County office is now located at the Great Plains Ag Credit office at 104 North Interstate 27 in Plainview.
Groundwater production from certain wells or well systems must be recorded either through use of a flow meter or an alternative measuring method.
Former Precinct Five Director Bruce Rigler of Plainview resigned from the HPWD Board earlier this year after 18 years of service, citing health reasons.
Bruce Rigler of Plainview has served as Precinct Five District Director since 1994.
Mike Beauchamp of Friona has been elected as Precinct Three district director, and Lynn Tate of Amarillo was elected Precinct Four district director.
The HPWD has released the results of their 2012 pre-plant soil moisture survey. The survey, conducted on May 7, found dry soil conditions across the HPWD service area.