Thursday, August 14th, 2014
San Antonio's water utility is negotiating to eventually pipe in 16 billion gallons of water a year from Burleson County in Central Texas. Officials say the plan is key to securing future water needs, but several questions about the proposal remain unanswered.
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.
Monday, August 11th, 2014
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.
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
More than 600 people crowded into a south Austin high school cafeteria last week to weigh-in on a draft environmental report on Texas 45 Southwest, a controversial toll road that would connect the southern terminus of MoPac...
Friday, March 7th, 2014
The city of Austin plans a large-scale controlled burn west of Buda on 450 acres of the conservation property the city’s water utility manages in northern Hays County.
Thursday, August 1st, 2013
San Marcos will activate Stage 3 drought response rules effective at noon on Sunday, Aug. 4 as the Edwards Aquifer continues to decline.
Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Welcome spring rains have raised the level of the Edwards Aquifer, allowing San Marcos residents to return to Stage 1 drought restrictions effective Wednesday, June 5.
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
The city of San Marcos will hold a public meeting March 20 to discuss upcoming improvements along the San Marcos River as part of implementation of the Habitat Conservation Plan.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Desalination, the process of removing salt from water, may bring to mind a plant on the coast sucking in salty seawater and dispensing fresh water. But Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has a plan to bring desalination...