We’ve received wonderful news from the Nueces River watershed — Young Life’s LoneHollow Ranch has opted to treat wastewater through a land application process rather than direct discharge into the Upper Sabinal River. This is particularly important because the Upper Sabinal River is one of Texas’ last Pristine Stream Segments (where there’s no detectable phosphorus, … Continue reading Wastewater WIN for the Hill Country
The Jacob’s Well Natural Area and Colemans Canyon Preserve are connected biologically, hydrogeologically, and through conservation efforts. We (with a lot of help from our friends) have come a long way with trail building, trash cleanups, green fielding at Colemans, and now we’re gearing up for a species inventory to inform restoration work. WVWA and … Continue reading Mini-BioBlitz at Colemans Canyon
Spring flow increased, Groundwater levels still low. July 2021 Hydro Report Welcome rains in May and early June have produced some recharge. Spring flow from two Middle Trinity springs–Jacob’s Well and Pleasant Valley is shown in the hydrograph above. These springs provide the baseflow for Cypress Creek and the Blanco River in western Hays … Continue reading Spring flow increased, Groundwater levels still low – July 2021 Hydro Report
Across the Hill Country, residents and visitors depend on the groundwater stored in the Trinity Aquifers as water supply and to provide baseflow through springs that keep iconic creeks and rivers flowing. Residents have a voice through the regional planning process to discuss and set goals to guide the future we desire for the Trinity … Continue reading What Future Do We Desire for the Trinity Aquifers?
TESPA and WVWA Join Together: For the Love of Karst! The Trinity Edwards Springs Association (TESPA) and Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) have once again joined forces for an educational campaign to celebrate and raise awareness about the unique, fragile landscape beneath our feet – our karst and caves. Our campaign theme jingles in with … Continue reading Deep in the Karst of Texas Education Campaign Launched