Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 240.048

This subchapter does not apply to:


a private water well drilled:


on a parcel of land that:
is 10 acres or more in size; or
is qualified open-space land, as defined by Section 23.51 (Definitions), Tax Code;


within the boundaries of a groundwater conservation district;


within the boundaries of a subsidence district other than the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; or


incident to the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or other minerals; or


a public water system that has been permitted under rules adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 794 (S.B. 343), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 161 (S.B. 1093), Sec. 12.005, eff. September 1, 2013.

Source: Section 240.048 — Exceptions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­240.­htm#240.­048 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 240.048’s source at texas​.gov