TWDB Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCD)

Date(s): Coverage Availability/Geographic Extent: Footprint: Source(s):
2015 Statewide State TCEQ/TWDB

Data Access

Direct Download

The full TWDB Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCD) data set can be downloaded directly.

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Data Details

Available Formats: Shapefile
Alternative Data: TCEQ GCDs
Known Issues: None
Recommended Uses: Planning, analysis, cartography


Local groundwater conservation districts (GCDs) are the state’s preferred method of groundwater management. GCDs are charged to manage groundwater by providing for the conservation, preservation, protection, recharging, and prevention of waste of the groundwater resources within their jurisdictions.