The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall
have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates
(1) Affected person--A landowner, water well owner,
or other user of groundwater in the proposed priority groundwater
management area (PGMA), a groundwater conservation district adjacent
to the proposed PGMA, a regional water planning group with a water
management strategy in the proposed PGMA, or a person who has groundwater
rights in the proposed PGMA.
(2) Executive administrator--The executive administrator
of the Texas Water Development Board.
(3) Priority groundwater management area (PGMA)--An
area designated and delineated by the commission that is experiencing
or is expected to experience, within the immediately following 50-year
period, critical groundwater problems including shortages of surface
water or groundwater, land subsidence resulting from groundwater withdrawal,
or contamination of groundwater supplies.
(4) Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)--The agency
responsible for water planning and administration of financial programs
for the planning, design, and construction of water supply, wastewater
treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §294.40 adopted to be effective February 21, 1999, 24 TexReg 965; amended to be effective August 29, 2002, 27 TexReg 7954; amended to be effective August 16, 2012, 37 TexReg 6068