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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

LCRA chooses Corix as buyer for 18 water/sewer systems

A water/wastewater system serving an estimated 7,000 users in northern Hays County may yet go to a Canadian firm if negotiations with the county's coalition fall through.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Breaking news: Hays County affiliate tabbed to buy LCRA water system

LCRA wants to sell a water system into which it invested about $140 million to a group including Hays County.

Monday, September 26th, 2011

LCRA utilities closer to private sector hands

Publicly-controlled infrastructure providing potable water to thousands of northern Hays County customers was offered for sale to two private companies last week.

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

LCRA delays decision on utilities sell off

On Tuesday, a Canadian bank working for the Lower Colorado River Authority recommended that the authority sell 24 water and wastewater systems in Texas to a Canadian company. The LCRA board on Wednesday put off making a...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Hays County rebuffed in bid for LCRA utilities

If the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors takes a recommendation from its staff, Hays County and other central Texas governments and water suppliers will be out of the running to purchase the authority’s water and...

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Hays County makes bid to buy LCRA utilities

Hays County and its partners in a nonprofit corporation on Monday submitted a bid to buy the Lower Colorado River Authority’s sprawling water and wastewater utilities.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Hays County decides against pursuing LCRA utilities purchase

Efforts to keep the Lower Colorado River Authority’s West Travis County Regional Water System in public hands were dealt a setback on Tuesday when the Hays County Commissioners Court rejected a proposal to join a coalition of...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Hays County looks to buy local LCRA water system

Concerned that a Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) water system serving a small part of Hays County might fall into private hands, Hays County commissioners are preparing a bid. LCRA officials say they have put $140 million...

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