Governing Documents

District Rules

The most recent version of the District Rules is linked below.

District Rules | Revised & Adopted | September 14, 2023

District Bylaws

The most recent version of the District By-laws is linked below.

District Bylaws Adopted | July 13, 2023

Texas Water Code Chapter 36

Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code allows for the creation of Groundwater Conservation Districts.

Read the Chapter

Enabling Legislation

The Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District was created by the 77th legislature through House Bill 1784. The bill was passed on June 16, 2001 and took effect on September 1, 2001. The act was codified April 1, 2013 into Special District Local Law Code Chapter 8835 Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District.

See full history of the bill

Read full text of the bill

District Water Conservation Plan

BVGCD Water Conservation Plan revised 9-10-20

District Drought Contingency Plan

BVGCD Drought Contingency Plan revised 9-9-21