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Friday, December 26th, 2014

New officers emerge from GBRA board shuffle

A Kendall County engineer will preside over the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s board of directors beginning Jan. 1 following a reorganization of officers initiated this month.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

For first time in history, San Marcos declares Stage 4 drought

Underscoring the severity of a years-long drought, San Marcos officials will impose Stage 4 water restrictions for the first time at noon on Sunday, Aug. 17.

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Zaffirini named to senate’s Natural Resources committee

State Sen. Judith Zaffirini, who represents a meandering district that includes about a third of Hays County residents, has been appointed to the senate’s Natural Resources committee.

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

State casts doubt on San Antonio’s ‘bed and banks’ wastewater reuse plan

Several months after San Antonio Water System's bold move to secure ownership of its treated sewer water even after it gets released back into a public waterway, state regulators are saying they doubt that’s possible.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Two Hays County high school grads awarded GBRA scholarships

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority officials recently awarded 12 academic scholarships to graduates of eight area high schools, including two from Hays County.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Kyle inks deal for last of Canyon Lake water rights

Maneuvering to provide for future growth, the city of Kyle has signed a deal that greatly expands the amount of water it gets from the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

In a fluid competition, Hays seeks to lock down water for the future

Hays County commissioners staked a claim to a water supply for the future on Tuesday, unanimously approving a letter of intent to buy 25,000 to 45,000 acre-feet of groundwater each year for 50 years from a private...

Friday, June 26th, 2009

San Marcos teachers tour ‘wonders of water’

Four San Marcos elementary schoolteachers were recently among participants in comprehensive workshop called "Wonders of Water," sponsored by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority and Texas Lutheran University.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA gives $100,000 for Spring Lake Preserve

Guadalupe Blanco River Authority officials present a $100,000 check to Mayor Susan Narvaiz for Spring Lake Preserve, a 251-acre preserve in the Spring Lake watershed.

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