Boost Protection for Texas’ Pristine Waters


There are only a few truly pristine rivers left in Texas. SB 1747 and HB 4146 (passed on 5/11/21) would help protect them.  Help by voicing support for this bill.  Only about 40 streams out of over 2,000 streams in all of Texas are considered pristine because they have no detectable phosphorous–found in wastewater. Included, … Continue reading Boost Protection for Texas’ Pristine Waters

Action alert: Bill Will Restore Texas Parks’ Role in Protecting the State’s Water, Fish, and Wildlife Resources


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is an essential partner in environmental stewardship.  Their staff specializes in natural resource management.  They need to be able to serve the citizens of the State of Texas by speaking for the health of Texas parks, wildlife, and water resources. Representative Tracy King’s proposed HB 2716 would allow TPWD to … Continue reading Action alert: Bill Will Restore Texas Parks’ Role in Protecting the State’s Water, Fish, and Wildlife Resources

Earth Day Legislative Update


Things move very quickly at this stage in the legislative process. The Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance provided an Earth Day update (4/22/21) with some great news: The Texas legislature is giving us some real reasons to celebrate Earth Day! We are delighted to inform you that yesterday the House of Representatives voted final approval to one of our favorite … Continue reading Earth Day Legislative Update

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