District Mission

The Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District provides for the conservation, preservation, protection, recharging, and prevention of waste of the groundwater within the defined boundary of the District, through sound management strategies, while protecting private property rights. The Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District will pursue this goal through the gathering of scientific data regarding the hydrological characteristics of the Chicot, Evangeline and Jasper aquifers that underlie DeWitt County, and the adoption and enforcement of fair and appropriate rules governing well spacing and production and use of the groundwater, and through a monitoring program to manage groundwater withdrawal within the district to a sustainable yield of the aquifer.

District Formation

The District was created by the citizens of DeWitt County through a confirmation election on November 6, 2001.


The Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District is seeking candidates for a General Manager to begin work in May 2019.

Candidates with a college degree are preferred, but a degree is not required with equivalent experience in local government administration and/or business or science. Strong interpersonal, communication, financial planning, budgeting, public speaking, writing, and technology skills are required. Knowledge of groundwater resources, geology, water production or water science is preferred.

The Pecan Valley GCD manages the groundwater resources in DeWitt County. The District has a full-time General Manager and Administrative Assistant. A full job description and application can be found at www.pvgcd.org or at the PVGCD office at 107 N. Gonzales Street, Cuero, Texas 77954. The salary of the General Manager is commensurate with experience, and compensation includes a competitive benefit package.

Please send completed application (and resume if available), along with a cover letter, to Charlotte Krause, General Manager, PVGCD, 107 N. Gonzales Street, Cuero, Texas 77954 or email to director@pvgcd.org.

DEADLINE: May 24, 2019, or until position is filled.

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