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 be able to proceed with its plan.
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...
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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.
Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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.
Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
Most rice farmers in the lower Colorado River basin won't get irrigation water deliveries from the Highland Lakes this year, but Central Texas cities still worry that drinking water supplies could be depleted.
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Scientists say a new technology — involving a material derived from vegetable oil — could save billions of gallons of water from evaporation in Texas. But the technology has faced a rocky path to implementation.
Thursday, January 17th, 2013
The Lower Colorado River Authority this week approved a plan that should ease the strain on the Highland Lakes, the Central Texas water source that has long pitted rice farmers against municipalities.
Monday, September 19th, 2011
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, April 27th, 2011
Hays County Commissioners this week approved formation of a nonprofit corporation to explore making a bid for the Lower Colorado River Authority’s water and wastewater system in western Travis and northern Hays counties.