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Roland Ruiz

Friday, October 29th, 2010

EAA to hold off on well rules until next year

The Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) is holding off on enforcing certain well rules, which involve expensive costs for homeowners, until next year. The representative for the local EAA district is up for grabs in the Nov. 2 election, with incumbent Mark Taylor being challenged by Peggy Jones.

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Task force could ask city to restrict river access

A city task force could ask the San Marcos City Council to restrict access to the San Marcos River during periods of low flow. Otherwise, according to task force members, a state program could force such restrictions...

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Martindale development spurs water protests

Two river protection organizations and residents of three local counties are protesting a developer's pumping of San Marcos River water during drought conditions for a future private lake community near Martindale.