Region F Water Plan - Regional Water Planning Group

What's New

The next Region F Meeting will be September 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Colorado River Municipal Water District, 400 E. 24th Street in Big Spring, Texas. Region F will consider adoption of the Final 2016 Region F Water Plan. 

Updates to the Initially Prepared Plan for consideration for the Final 2016 Region F Water Plan are outlined below: 

Chapter 5D Wholesale Water Providers 

Chapter 5E County Water Management Plans (Counties A-L) 

Chapter 5E County Water Management Plans (Counties M-Z)

Chapter 6 Impacts of the Regional Water Plan

Chapter 9 Infrastructure Funding Recommendations

Chapter 10 Public Participation and Plan Adoption 

Appendix I Socioeconomic Impacts 

Appendix K Public Comments 

Appendix L Agency Comments 

Appendix M IFR Survey Responses 

Implementation Survey

The Request for Research and Planning Funds for the 5th round of planning is now available.

Region F Project Overview

The Region F water planning region includes 32 counties in western Texas. The largest cities in the region are Midland, Odessa and San Angelo. Most of Region F lies in the Upper Colorado River Basin and the Pecos River Basin. While surface water provides much of the municipal supplies, groundwater provides the majority of the water to the region and includes four major aquifers and seven minor aquifers.

2011 Water Plan

The Region F Regional Water Planning Group is tasked with developing and adopting a regional water plan in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 1 and Texas Senate Bill 2.  The 2011 Region F Water Plan was approved by the Texas Water Development Board on December 16, 2010 and is now available on the website.

2016 Water Plan Update

Planning for 2016 Water Plan is ongoing.  The Initially Prepared Plan was published May 1, 2015 and is available on the Documents tab. The Final Plan will be posted prior to submittal to the Texas Water Development Board on December 1, 2015.