TWDB sets public hearing on designating a new minor aquifer in Montague County

By BARBARA GREEN
The Texas Water Development Board will have a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Nov. 8 in the Bowie Community Center to receive feedback on the potential designation of the Paleozoic Aquifers of North Central Texas as a minor aquifer.
This meeting and pursuit of a designation was initiated by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors, who serve Montague, Parker, Hood and Wise Counties.
The board directed General Manager Doug Shaw to send a letter to the state board describing the importance of recognizing this particular group of Paleozoic aquifers as a minor aquifer of the state. It could potentially be named Cross Timbers Aquifer.

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