Planning Area

Agribusiness and ranching are the keystones of the diversified economy of the Texas High Plains. Cotton, grain sorghum, corn, wheat, peanuts, sunflowers, grapes, vegetables, and cattle produced in the region literally go around the world. Their economic impact on our area is in the billions of dollars...and the availability of water is a key factor influencing the region's agribusiness economy.

The Llano Estacado Regional Water Planning Area consists of the following 21 counties:

Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Parmer, Swisher, Terry, and Yoakum.

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Next Meeting:


MARCH 26, 2015

10:00 a.m.


High Plains Water District Office

2930 Avenue Q, Lubbock TX







Last Meeting:


January 27, 2015


High Plains Water District office

2930 Avenue Q, Lubbock TX.



Grant Application For

5th Round of Regional

Water Planning for

submission on or

before March 3, 2015

Click here for link

Posted Feb. 13, 2015



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