Identification of Potential Brackish Groundwater Production Areas – Blossom Aquifer

Project Summary:

In 2016 the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) contracted with LBG-Guyton Associates to delineate fresh, brackish, and saline groundwater, both vertically and horizontally, in the Blossom Aquifer, calculate the volumes of those waters, and identify potential brackish groundwater production areas.

TWDB Contract Manager:
Alan Andrews
Funding Recipient:
LBG-Guyton Associates
Project Administrator:
James Beach, LBG-Guyton
Project Start Date:
January 6, 2016
Project Completion Date:
August 31, 2017
Total Project Cost:
$50,000
TWDB Share of Project Cost:
$50,000
Benefits:
This project will facilitate TWDB with the process of designating brackish groundwater locations and volumes in the Blossom Aquifer. Results will aid in regional water planning and state water resources analysis.

Project Details

Participants

Project Sponsors:

Texas Water Development Board
Alan Andrews- Contract Manager
1700 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78711
512-475-0470

Funding Recipient:

LBG-Guyton Associates
1101 S. Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, Texas 78746

Project Manager:

James Beach, P.G.
LBG-Guyton Associates
1101 S. Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, Texas 78746

Project Milestones

Event Date
Announcement of Request for Proposals in Texas Register November 10, 2015
Initial Statement of Interest received by TWDB November 24, 2015
Study approved by TWDB Board January 6, 2016
Contract executed March 22, 2016
Outreach meeting on the brackish groundwater mapping projects for the Blossom and Nacatoch aquifers in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Friday, February 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Stakeholder meeting on the proposed potential production areas for the Blossom and Nacatoch aquifers in Commerce, Texas. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Stakeholder meeting on the brackish groundwater resources and final potential production areas for the Blossom and Nacatoch aquifers in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Progress Reports

Final Report

  • The final report has not yet been produced.
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