Hays Co. Prop A Passes

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the strong support Hays County voters showed for Prop A. This commitment to conserve land and preserve irreplaceable natural resources will serve many generations and provide for outdoor recreation and better health. WVWA is excited to share Coleman’s Canyon Preserve and the Wimberley Bat Cave, working with the County … Continue reading Hays Co. Prop A Passes

2020 November Hydro Report

No matter what area agencies call their drought declaration, it’s obvious water levels and spring flows have declined to exceptionally low levels. In order to preserve groundwater availability, coordinated water conservation measures are essential. Groundwater Drought Declarations Agency Drought Stage Date Declared Details Hays Trinity GCD Jacob’s Well GMZ – 30% Curtailment Remaining GCD – … Continue reading 2020 November Hydro Report

Artesiana 2: Lori Olson

Lori Olson, Leader in Land Trusts Half-Earth, One Water, Too Few Open Spaces to Waste Lori Olson is the subject of our second Artesiana podcast, Wimberley Valley Watershed Association’s stories from the watershed featuring the voices of the history and ongoing efforts to preserve and protect the land, water, and natural heritage of the Texas … Continue reading Artesiana 2: Lori Olson

Our Treasured Springs Need Protection

Another win for the conservation community: the Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) announced in October 2020 that they’ve closed closed on a donated conservation easement on David Langford’s beloved Laurels Ranch in Kendall County.  David Langford and his family are long-time land stewards and proud of their decision that will forever affect future generations of … Continue reading Our Treasured Springs Need Protection

Dripping Springs’ Direct Discharge Permit Reversed by District Court

Yesterday, water quality advocates received affirmation that direct discharge in Hill Country streams goes against the Clean Water Act. After the State of Texas 459th District Court Judge Maya Guerra Gamble issued her ruling in the Save Our Springs v TCEQ case contesting the Dripping Springs wastewater discharge permit, SOS attorney, Kelly Davis, announced: “We … Continue reading Dripping Springs’ Direct Discharge Permit Reversed by District Court