HGSD Disincentive Permit Fee to Increase on January 1, 2019

The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District’s (HGSD) disincentive permit fee will increase to $9.00 per thousand gallons of groundwater withdrawal on January 1, 2019. In 2016, the HGSD Board of Directors passed Resolution 2016-994 which indexed the disincentive permit fee to the City of Houston Treated Water Contract RateRead more

District to Hold Informational Meeting to Describe an Ongoing District Project Investigating the Potential for an Annually Reconciled Multi-Year Permit

The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District will be holding an informational meeting on December 12th, 2018 at 12:00 pm at the District Office at 1660 West Bay Area Blvd., Friendswood, TX, for interested parties regarding an on-going science and research project to investigate the potential for an annually reconciledRead more

Board of Directors Approves the 2017 Annual Groundwater Report

Houston, TX> The Harris Galveston Subsidence District Board of Directors approved the 2017 Annual Groundwater Report at the June 13, 2018, regular Board meeting. The report details the use of groundwater and other alternative sources of water within Harris and Galveston County in 2017 and includes the context

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District Research Provides Insight into the Potential for Compaction of the Jasper Aquifer and Additional Subsidence due to Brackish Groundwater Development

  In 2016 the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District, in collaboration with the Fort Bend Subsidence District, began a research project to improve the understanding of brackish groundwater resources within the area. Brackish groundwater has been utilized in other parts of Texas as a viable source of potable water.

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Contact HGSD

Harris-Galveston Subsidence District
1660 West Bay Area Blvd
Friendswood, TX 77546-2640
Voice : (281) 486-1105
Fax: (281) 218-3700

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed on State Holidays.

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