NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Friday, February 18, 2000

PLACE: San Antonio,TX(see below)

CHAIR: Rep. David Counts

The committee will meet in a public hearing in San Antonio, Texas, in
the San Antonio City Council Chambers, 1st Floor Municipal Plaza Bldg.,
103 Main Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, to discuss the following interim

 Study all issues related to groundwater availability, including the
 role and needs of groundwater conservation districts to ensure
 effective management of the resource. Consider the effectiveness and
 feasibility of aquifer-based management, and the adequacy of data and
 modeling for regional water planning efforts. Assess the
 implementation of SB 1911, enacted by the 76th Legislature.

 Invited testimony will be followed by public testimony.