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About Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District
We believe water conservation is crucial to West Texas. That is why SLUWCD is making the most of your tax dollars to study and serve your water needs. Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District is committed to efficiently managing the groundwater of Yoakum County.
The district was created by the 71st Legislature of the State of Texas under Article 16, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and is governed by its elected board of directors. Elections are held on the first Saturday in May of odd years. Our next election is to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the District Office. There will be three directors up for re-election. To be eligible to file for candidacy, you must be a registered voter of Yoakum County. Deadline to file a candidate application is February 17, 2023. Contact the District office for further information.
2022 TAX RATE INFORMATION:
Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District held a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2022, at the District Office located at 1012 Avenue F, Plains, Texas, to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2022. The tax rate that was adopted at that hearing is 0.01038 per $100 of value.
Find out how your club, organization, or school can schedule a program to learn about the importance of water as a precious resource.
The cooperative program provides free, engaging, and interactive lessons designed to educate citizens of all ages on the importance of water conservation.
See state-of-the-art museum models and art work designed in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey. The first of its kind in West Texas, the SOCOP mobile classroom brings first class education directly to you.