Permits & Fees

 

Water Well Classifications

Exempt Well – All groundwater wells in Brazos and Robertson counties used solely for domestic or livestock use that are either drilled, completed, or equipped so that they are incapable of producing more than 50,000 gallons of groundwater per day.

Non-exempt Well – All groundwater wells in Brazos and Robertson counties used for purposes other than domestic or livestock use or equipped so that they are capable of producing more than 50,000 gallons of groundwater per day.

 Permit Applications

 

Schedule of Fees – 2017

Production Fees
Municipal/Public/RWPS

 

All Other Non-Exempt                     

$ 0.0325/1000 gals. on 1st 100,000,000 gals. produced; $0.0425/1000 gals. thereafter

$0.0425/1000 gallons produced

All metered production

 

All metered production

Agriculture Use $0.125/acre foot produced* For all metered production, or annual permitted production *
 

Steam Electric Generation

 

$0.25/acre foot produced*

 

All metered production

* An acre foot of water equals 325,851 gallons of water
Transport Fee $0.17/per 1000 gallons produced For metered production transported outside the District

 

Application Fees
Historic Use $100.00 Per Application
Drilling/Operating $100.00 Per Application
Amendment $100.00 Per Application
Variance $100.00 Per Application

 

Other Fees
Staff Time $50.00 Per Hour
Returned Check Fee $25.00
Copies $.10/copy
Mailings Postage
Recording of Board Meeting on CD $5.00 Per CD