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Clearwater UWCD Cancels General Election

Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District (CUWCD) on September 12th has formally canceled the called election for November 6, 2018 for district directors in precinct 2, 4 and at-large positions in accordance with Texas Election Law for political subdivisions.

Texas Election Laws address and provide CUWCD with the statutory authority per Sec. 2.052. for cancellation of elections by the district after having a formal certification of unopposed candidates. This was certified by the District General Manager in writing that all candidates are unopposed for election to each office (in other words, the outcome is already known due to the lack of opposition). Dirk Aaron, district general manager, as the districts authority for conducting the election per Texas Election Code as prescribed by the Texas Secretary of State.

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Bell County Water Symposium

CUWCD ADOPTS FY2019 BUDGET

The Board of Directors met in a special meeting on August 22, 2018 to set the tax rate and adopt the FY2019 Budget. After holding the public hearing to set the tax rate for tax year 2018, the Board of Directors approved, by resolution, to once again lower the tax rate by a vote of 4-0 (with one Board member absent), and adopt the FY2019 budget.

Please click here to see the approved budget and tax rate.

RFQ for professional services related to the development of DFCs within Groundwater Management Area 8

The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to solicit qualifications from interested parties (Respondents) regarding their recommended approach to and qualifications for supporting the Groundwater Management Area 8 (GMA 8) Joint Planning Committee (Committee) in its efforts to conduct all necessary and appropriate activities to develop and adopt desired future conditions (DFCs) for the aquifers within GMA 8.

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Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District Expressing and Ringing Alarms

 “Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District Declares Drought Stage 1 for all well owners and operators of wells completed in both the Trinity Aquifer and Edwards BFZ Aquifer systems in Bell County,” says Dirk Aaron, General Manager.  “Folks its Real”

Aaron stressed in his capacity as General Manager, “The Districts Directors urges all businesses, and utilities dependent on groundwater wells to be supportive of this initial stage requesting conservation”.  This encouragement is also important for private well owners drawing from both aquifer systems across the County. All groundwater users are encouraged to actively conserve under the Stage 1 “Awareness” by volunteering to reduce their groundwater use by 10%.

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