Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Below are one- to two-page summaries of topics related to groundwater quantity, groundwater quality, septic systems, water wells, administrative entities, and publications. These popular press articles are available to assist state-wide newsletter editors and webmasters in disseminating groundwater-related information to the public. Additional FAQs are currently under development.

The Texas Groundwater Protection Committee grants permission for the use of this information as a free service to the public. FAQs may be referenced, printed in their entirety, or linked to on the Internet, provided that attribution remains.

Exit links to useful FAQs on TGPC member websites are also provided. See the TGPC’s Disclaimer of External Linkages for more information.


Groundwater Quantity


Groundwater Quality


In Situ Uranium Mining


Oil and Gas


Septic Systems


Water Wells


Administrative Entities

Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCDs)


Regional Water Planning Groups (RWPGs)





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