Groundwater Management Area 8 (GMA 8) is a management area created to assist Groundwater Conservation Districts in future planning for groundwater. 

Groundwater Management Areas were created "in order to provide for the conservation, preservation, protection, recharging, and prevention of waste of the groundwater, and of groundwater reservoirs or their subdivisions, and to control subsidence caused by withdrawal of water from those groundwater reservoirs or their subdivisions, consistent with the objectives of Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, groundwater management areas may be created..." (Texas Water Code §35.001) Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 933, §2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Map of GMA 8 Administrative and Major Aquifer Boundaries

Groundwater Management Area 8

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Important News

  • Next GMA 8 meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10 a.m.  The meeting will be held at Hilco Civic & Event Center, 1000 South Files St. in Itasca, Texas. 



2016  DFC Planning Cycle​ Documents


Groundwater Management Area 8
PO Box 508
Gainesville, TX 76240
(855) 426-4433
gma8@gma8.org