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City of Dripping Springs

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

EPA drops objection to Dripping Springs’ wastewater permit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn its interim objection to Dripping Springs’ application to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to discharge 995,000 gallons of treated wastewater into a tributary of Onion Creek.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Commentary: Controversial Dripping Springs sewage plant makes economic, environmental sense

Former State Rep. PATRICK ROSE writes that failure to build a proposed wastewater treatment plant in northern Hays County would ‘cripple our response in serving even the most conservative of growth estimates.’

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with population growth

WITH DATA FOR YOUR CITY | Texas cities, counties and school districts are relying more on debt to maintain services in a fast-growing state. While critics argue communities need to work harder to live within...

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Dripping Springs gets ready for farmers market

The Dripping Springs Farmer's Market will open on June 20, at the Triangle, located at the intersection of U.S. 290 and RR 12. Spaces are still available for vendors.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

City of Dripping Springs partners with DSISD

The City of Dripping Springs has partnered with Dripping Springs ISD (DSISD) to coordinate recreational and educational opportunities.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Precinct 4 office changes location

Hays County Precinct Four offices have changed to a new location in Dripping Springs.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Dripping Springs to hold wine and beer tasting

As part of its annual Founders Day Festival, the Dripping Springs Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department is holding a Texas wine and beer tasting on April 18.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Activist found guilty of violating sign ordinance during subdivision protest

A judge this afternoon found a Hays County activist guilty of violating the city of Dripping Springs' sign ordinance in a charge stemming from his protest of a residential subdivision.