Finding and Fixing Hidden Leaks is Critical

Leak Detection After record-breaking cold, many central Texans are chasing leaks and working to restore  water service. Water utility customers can use their meters to check their plumbing integrity, but well owners will have a harder time verifying that all leaks have been found. Groundwater levels in our aquifers are low, and the NOAA Climate … Continue reading Finding and Fixing Hidden Leaks is Critical

2020 December Hydro Report

The EAA weather station near Burnett Ranches measured 1 inch of rain at the end of November.  With dry conditions, the rainfall was absorbed by exceptionally dry soils.  Even the six inches of rain in early September did little to boost groundwater storage for the long term. This late in the dry season, it will … Continue reading 2020 December Hydro Report

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

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

ACTION ALERT! Dripping Springs to Consider EP Wholesale Contract

Thanks to all of you who spoke up! Dripping Springs WSC did not sign on to an Electro Purification wholesale contract on Monday–but they will revisit the possibility in January. Science and financial reasons were topics of conversation. TESPA Update, 10/13/20 The DSWSC did not vote or take formal action, but overwhelmingly rejected the proposed … Continue reading ACTION ALERT! Dripping Springs to Consider EP Wholesale Contract