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
- Red River
- Smith (partial)
- Van Zandt
Meeting Minutes & Updates
Last Meeting: The most recent North East Texas (Region D) Regional Water Planning Group (RWPG) regular meeting was held on October 22, 2014 in Mount Pleasant.
Meeting Minutes: Visit the Region D Group Meeting Minutes Page hosted by TWDB for official planning group meeting minutes.
Next Meeting: A North East Texas (Region D) RWPG regular meeting has been scheduled for 1:00pm Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center, 1800 North Jefferson Avenue, Mount Pleasant, Texas.
Region D Related Links
- North East Texas Regional Water Planning Area Map
- Planning Group Members & Contacts
- 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