Region F Water Plan - Regional Water Planning Group

What's New

The next Region F Meeting will take place on February 20, 2019 at 400 E. 24th Street Big Spring, Texas. 

The Region F Initially Prepared Plan (IPP) is currently under development. As Draft Chapters of the IPP become available they will be posted below. 

Draft Chapter 1: Description of the Region 
Draft Chapter 2: Population and Water Demands
Draft Chapter 3: Water Supply Analysis
Draft Chapter 4: Identification of Water Needs
Draft Chapter 5A: Identification of Water Management Strategies 
Draft Chapter 5B: Water Conservation 
Draft Chapter 5C: Regional Water Management Strategies 
Draft Chapter 5D :Major Water Provider Strategies - Pending 
Draft Chapter 5E: Water Management Strategies by County- Pending
Draft Chapter 6: Impacts of the Regional Water Plan - Pending 
Draft Chapter 7: Drought Response Information, Activities, and Recommendations
Draft Chapter 8: Unique Stream Segments, Reservoir Sites, and Legislative Recommendations 
Draft Chapter 9: Infrastructure Funding Recommendations - Pending 
Draft Chapter 10: Public Participation and Plan Adoption - Pending
Draft Chapter 11: Implementation and Comparison to the Previous Regional Water Plan - Pending

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.

2021 Water Plan

The 5th cycle of regional water planning is now underway.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 2021 Region F Plan must be submitted to the Texas Water Development Board by October 14, 2020.

2016 Water Plan

The 2016 Region F Water Plan was approved by the Texas Water Development Board on December 14, 2015 and is now available.