Hays Trinity GCD expands Drought Curtailments

Recent rains have added much-needed recharge to the Trinity Aquifer in western Hays County.  The Edwards Aquifer Authority weather station on the Blanco River upstream of Wimberley measured over 8 inches of rain in September alone. The rainfall initially generated considerable runoff and temporarily increased flow in both the Blanco River and Cypress Creek. Soils … Continue reading Hays Trinity GCD expands Drought Curtailments

Blanco Council Approves Balanced No-Discharge Task Force

With its unanimous vote Sept. 8, the Blanco City Council delivered on progress toward a lasting solution with Protect Our Blanco for growth and development without wastewater discharge into the Blanco River. A contentious recent history is replaced today by a task force to discuss and quantify engineering options before the end of the year. … Continue reading Blanco Council Approves Balanced No-Discharge Task Force

Blue Hole Primary wins TWDB Rain Catcher Award

The Wimberley Valley Watershed Association is so proud of the collective accomplishment that is Wimberley ISD’s One Water School – Blue Hole Primary.  The honor of the 2020 TWDB Rain Catcher Award will be shared by the many hands and minds that came together to make this reality—not just theory. The Wimberley Valley Watershed Association … Continue reading Blue Hole Primary wins TWDB Rain Catcher Award

Hays Trinity GCD declares drought for Jacob’s Well GMZ

Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Press Release [8/18/2020]: Effective August 1, the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors voted to move the Jacobs Well Groundwater Management Zone (See Map) into 20% Curtailment drought status. The 20% curtailment will help prolong groundwater availability for all users. Permittees operating within the Jacobs Well Groundwater Management … Continue reading Hays Trinity GCD declares drought for Jacob’s Well GMZ