Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
State leaders and agriculture groups applauded an executive order issued by President Trump on Tuesday that suggests the controversial "Waters of the U.S." rule finalized under President Obama could be reversed.
Thursday, September 10th, 2015
A bill that passed late in the legislative session gave some residents and officials hope that they can kill a controversial water-pumping project in western Hays County. But there's no guarantee that Houston-based Electro Purification won't ultimately...
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Mere months away from projected water shortages, the Buda City Council approved an agreement this week to buy 1,120 acre-feet a year — one million gallons a day — of surplus water from the cities of Kyle...
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.
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
Expansion of the boundaries of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to cover a section of unprotected groundwater in Hays County is one step closer to becoming law, according to a statement from State Rep. Jason...
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...
Friday, March 27th, 2015
Dripping Springs State Rep. Jason Isaac went before the House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday to make the case for his four-bill cocktail aimed at stopping a controversial groundwater pumping project in Hays County.
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
With a four-bill cocktail, state Rep. Jason Isaac hopes to stop, or at last slow, a Houston-based company's plans to pump huge amounts of water from beneath Hays County.
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.’