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WVWA Covid-19 Response


The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly uncharted waters.  Staff at the WVWA have moved to remote collaboration and are heeding the social distancing advice and shelter in place order of our public officials. (COVID-19 Information for Hays County Residents) With technology, many of the key discussions continue through online forums.  As you’ll see in the updates … Continue reading WVWA Covid-19 Response

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Helping Protect Groundwater Quality – Trash Cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon


As part of the great Texas River Cleanup on Saturday, March 7, 2020, the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) combined forces with Danforth Middle School to host a trash cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon Preserve. This land is situated directly above the Wimberley Bat Cave, lies within the newly christened Jacobs Well Groundwater Management Zone, and … Continue reading Helping Protect Groundwater Quality – Trash Cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon

TESPA sues Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District over Needmore Permit


The Trinity Edwards Springs Protection Association (TESPA) announced on February 11th, 2020 that it has filed suit in Travis County District Court challenging the decision by the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) to issue a permit to Needmore Water, LLC to withdraw about 289 million gallons of groundwater each year in Hays County … Continue reading TESPA sues Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District over Needmore Permit