Abandoned Well Programs

Annual Rainfall

Daily Water Level Recorder Wells (TWDB)

Downhole Video Camera

Drought Index


(Applications for registered or permitted wells)

Geophysical Logging

Gillespie County 3D Structrual Model and Sub-regional Area and 3D Countywide Water Level Surfaces

Gillespie County Aquifers

Gillespie County Water Wells


Groundwater Conservation Districts of Texas



Monitoring Program

Rainwater Harvesting

Region K


Rules, Management Plan, Drought Management Plan and Chapter 35 & 36

TxSON (Texas Soil Observation Network)

Water Conservation Information

Water Testing



Hill Country Underground Water
Conservation District

508 South Washington
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Phone No. 830.997.4472 Fax No. 830.997.6721
Email Address: hcuwcd@austin.rr.com

The District was created by the Acts of the 70th Legislature (1987), HB 792, and Chapter 865 in accordance with Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and Chapter 35 and 36 of the Texas Water Code, as amended. The voters of Gillespie County approved the creation of the District in August 1987. The District boundaries are coterminous with Gillespie County.

The District's was created for the purpose of conserving, preserving, recharging, controlling subsidence, protecting and preventing waste of groundwater in the aquifers, and to implement proper management techniques to address local groundwater conditions within Gillespie County.












Contact Us


District Holidays

Board Meeting

Permit Application(s)





The Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District will hold a meeting at 8:00 a.m. on September 13, 2016 at the District Office located at 508 S Washington, Fredericksburg, Texas to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2016. The proposed tax rate is 0.0078 per $100 of value.

The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District by 5.40 percent.