Cross Timbers Aquifer | Texas Water Development Board

Cross Timbers Aquifer

Aquifer Facts

  • Aquifer type: confined and unconfined
  • Area of aquifer: 17,790 square miles
  • Proportion of aquifer with groundwater conservation districts: 21 percent
  • Number of counties containing the aquifer: 31

Summary

The Cross Timbers Aquifer is a minor aquifer located in north central Texas. The aquifer consists of four Paleozoic-age water-bearing formations including, from oldest to youngest, the Strawn, Canyon, Cisco, and Wichita groups. The aquifer is primarily composed of limestones, shales, and sandstones.

Reports

ID Date Type Description
GMR 19-01 9/20/2019 Groundwater Management Report Groundwater Conditions in the Cross Timbers Aquifer
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