County works to adopt alternative Water resources
Groundwater has historically been the only source of fresh water in Montgomery County. Alternative water systems are now being implemented to comply with Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District regulations requiring the county use 30 percent less groundwater by Jan. 1.
What is the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District?
The LSGCD is a conservation
district created by the Texas Legislature in 2001 to preserve, conserve and protect Montgomery County groundwater supplies. It is one of nearly 100 groundwater districts throughout the state.
What is the San Jacinto River Authority?
The SJRA is a government agency created by the Texas Legislature in 1937 to develop, conserve and protect San Jacinto River basin water resources. The SJRA also administers the largest groundwater reduction plan in
county, which consists of 147 participants.