About Us

About Us


Our Mission

To help water customers in the Brazos Valley conserve water by improving outdoor water use efficiency.


BVWATERSMART is a educational partnership between Texas A&M University, Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District (BVGCD), cities of College Station, Bryan and the Wickson Creek Special Utility District.


  • A network of neighborhood weather stations measuring rainfall

  • An interactive website displaying daily and weekly neighborhood watering recommendations based on rainfall and plant water needs

  • Personalized customer emails with watering recommendations

  • Daily and weekly weather forecasts

  • Daily, weekly, monthly and annual neighborhood rainfall reports

  • Assessment tool to determine your monthly outdoor water conservation practices

  • Personalized landscape water budgets for College Station single family residential customers. Water budgets determine a baseline amount of water required and establish the efficient use of outdoor water

  • Free irrigation inspections for College Station water customers

  • Water conservation workshops

  • Irrigation and lawn care video’s

  • Public service announcements on KBTX television channel


BVWATERSMART has received the following awards for its water conservation efforts:

  • The Texas Environmental Excellence Award by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (Link)

  • Blue Legacy Award by the Texas Water Development Board (Link)

  • The 2018 Water Conservation Division Best Paper Award from the American Water Works Association (Link)