Understanding Playa Lakes

Contact: Odell Ward, 806-935-6401 or
This article is the first in a two-part series contributed by Odell Ward, North Plains GCD Program Coordinator.
When people think of […]

2019 Cotton Demonstrations & Education

Contact: Kirk Welch, 806-935-6401 or
Plans have been approved and are underway for a new cotton production education program presented by North Plains Groundwater Conservation […]

2018 Agricultural Water Use Demonstrations

Contact: Kirk Welch, 806-935-6401 or
With the 2018 growing season marking the first year ever that cotton acres outnumbered corn acres planted on the North […]

NPGCD Lowers Tax Rate, Pursues Capital Improvements

Media Contact: Julia Stanford –, 806-930-6934
October 1st will mark the beginning of a new fiscal year for the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. At […]

2018 Tax Rate Notice

North Plains Groundwater Conservation District has calculated and published new tax rates. Please view the notice and rates here.
If you have any questions regarding the […]

2017 Hydrology Report Available

Contact: Dale Hallmark, or 806-935-6401
Annually, the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District publishes a “Hydrology and Groundwater Resources” report. The 2017-2018 Hydrology and Groundwater Resources […]

Show Off Your Xeric Zone!

Contact: Julia Stanford, or 806-930-6934
Editorial cartoonist Lou Erickson once said “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” […]

2018 Water Festival Wrap-Up

Contact: Julia Stanford, or 806-930-6934
Over 800 4th grade students in the North Plains experienced a one-of-a-kind educational extravaganza during the Save the Planet’s Water Festivals in […]