Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Engineering firm CH2M will conduct an aquifer storage and recovery feasibility study for the city of Buda under a consulting agreement approved by the city council on Aug. 2. The study is anticipated to be complete within six months.
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Hays County Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley writes that he will ask the county judge and fellow commissioners to help fund an initiative to “develop the science and monitoring that we need to make informed decisions” about...
Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Closing a 170.8-square-mile loophole in local groundwater regulation, legislation that dramatically expands the jurisdiction of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District became law on Sunday.
Friday, May 1st, 2015
The murky rules for regulating groundwater pumping aren't going to get any clearer after the state Supreme Court declined to take a case that might have helped clarify when a property owner's right of capture can be...
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
WITH INTERACTIVE MAP | A crack in Texas' mishmash groundwater regulatory framework is allowing a water company to pump a huge amount of water from underneath Hays County with virtually no oversight.
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
Hays County Pct. 3 Commissioner WILL CONLEY writes that a for-profit company’s efforts to develop a commercial well field over an un-regulated patch of the Trinity Aquifer warrants ‘a great deal of concern.’
Monday, November 17th, 2014
Frustrated for decades in its search for a new source of water, San Antonio thinks it has finally divined the answer. It will pay a premium to let private companies do the work.
Friday, October 31st, 2014
The San Antonio City Council on Thursday unanimously voted in front of a packed chamber to approve a controversial pipeline that would bring in groundwater from 142 miles away.
Thursday, October 9th, 2014
At a San Antonio City Council hearing on a $3.4 billion contract that would pipe 16 billion gallons of water a year into the city, residents called for more time before a vote to buy some of...
Monday, October 6th, 2014
San Antonio is one step closer to buying some of the most expensive water ever sold in Texas. The city's water utility says the $3.4 billion deal is right for the growing region, but critics say it...