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. 

The Initially Prepared Plan (IPP) is now available for review. Public comments are due by August 10, 2015.

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.  Draft chapters are in development and can be found on the documents tab. The draft 2016 Water Plan will be completed by May 1, 2015. The Public Hearing on the Initially Prepared Plan (IPP) is tentatively scheduled for June 11, 2015.