Region D Planning Group
The North East Texas Regional Water Planning Area encompasses all or parts of 19 counties. Largely rural and characterized by numerous,small communities and some medium-sized municipalities, the region includes the cities of Longview, Texarkana, and Greenville. The planning area overlaps large portions of the Red, Sulphur, Cypress, and Sabine river basins and smaller parts of the Trinity and Neches river basins. The North East Texas Region's main economic base is agribusiness, including a variety of crops, as well as cattle and poultry production. Timber, oil and gas, and mining are significant industries in the eastern portion of the region. In the western portion of the region, many residents are employed in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
Region D Counties
Meeting Minutes & Updates
Last Meeting: The most recent North East Texas (Region D) Regional Water Planning Group (RWPG) regular meeting was held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Mount Pleasant.
Meeting Minutes: Visit the Region D Group Meeting Minutes Page hosted by TWDB for official planning group meeting minutes. The RWPG will soon be posting all of their meeting minutes on their external website and we will update this link as soon as it is available.
Next Meeting: A North East Texas (Region D) RWPG regular meeting has been scheduled for 1:00pm Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center, 1800 North Jefferson Avenue, Mount Pleasant, Texas.
Region D Bylaws
Region D Water Plans
Region D Related Links
- North East Texas Regional Water Planning Area Map
- Planning Group Members & Contacts
- Region D Water Planning Group External Website
- Red River Authority of Texas
- Northeast Texas Municipal Water District
- Sabine River Authority
- Sabine River Compact Commission
- Groundwater Management Areas - GMAs 8 and 11 overlap Region D
- Study Commission on Region C Water Supply
- Region C and Region D Interregional Conflict, Timeline and Proposed Resolution