About the District

The Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District (BCGCD) was created by Texas statute to maintain and protect the groundwater resources of Brazoria County. Directed by a five-member board of directors, the BCGCD is proactively addressing groundwater issues by working with groundwater users to manage and plan for groundwater use.

The BCGCD was confirmed by county voters in an election held November 8, 2005. During this election, five initial directors were selected—one director from the entire county (at-large) and one director from each county commissioner's precinct. Since this initial election, directors are elected for staggered four year terms during May elections.

The BCGCD may not tax or collect any kind of fee or require a meter on private water wells used for agricultural use as defined by Chapter 36 of the Texas Water Code or for a single family residence in Brazoria County. However, it may impose fees on certain municipal, industrial, and commercial users (see rules), and may collect additional fees on groundwater exported from the county.


District Phone Numbers

Phone: (979) 864-1078; Fax: (979) 864-1079 Angleton area
Phone: (979) 388-1078; Fax: (979) 388-1079 Clute area
Phone: (281) 756-1078; Fax: (281) 756-1079 Alvin area

District Mailing Address

111 E. Locust Street
Building A-29, Suite 140
Angleton, Texas 77515

District Physical Address

451 N. Velasco Street
Angleton, Texas 77515

Brazoria Counry Groundwater Conservation District
Board of Directors

Name & Position

Current Term

Patrick O'Day (At-large) - President 5/16 - 5/20
Dennis Davenport (Pct. 2) - Vice President 5/18 - 5/22
Robert Purnell (Pct. 1) - Secretary 4/19 - 5/20
Keith Ordeneaux (Pct. 3) - Asst. Sec. 4/19 - 5/20
Ronnie Goolsby (Pct. 4) - Director 5/16 - 5/20



District Staff

Position

Name

Contact Info

General Manager

Sherilyn Plentl

sherryp@brazoria-county.com

Office Manager

Beverly Hopkins

(979)-864-1078

beverlyh@brazoria-county.com

Field Operations Coordinator

David Ellis

(979)-864-1668

davide@brazoria-county.com