On Wednesday, March 4th at 9:00 am, Judge Pittman will rule on a temporary injunction against the Permian Highway Pipeline. The public is welcome to attend; please adhere to the respectful rules of the courtroom. 501 W. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701, 9-1:00 pm [update posted 3/3/2020] Response to Judge Pittman’s Ruling The Wimberley Valley … Continue reading WVWA’s Response to Court Rulings on the PHP
The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) will be voting on two rules that are intended to protect spring flow from the Trinity aquifer to Jacob’s Well and Pleasant Valley Springs, the primary source of water to Cypress Creek and the Blanco River. By adopting Rule 15 (Option 1) and Rule 16, this Wednesday, October … Continue reading URGENT: Call to Action to Protect Our Springs!
Last Sunday October 20th Protect Our Blanco held an open membership meeting at Gem of the Hills with local and regional experts to share information with local residents about the water quality threats to the Blanco River from wastewater discharge. Below we share with you some of the research and information that was shared at … Continue reading Blanco Residents Urge the City to Consider Better Alternatives to Dumping in the Blanco River
A local San Marcos studio band, The Riverheads, wrote four amazing and inspiring “pipeline songs” as a grassroots protest songs from the heart of Central Texas. All income from sales of the songs will be donated to the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association legal fund in the Kinder Morgan lawsuit. The songs are only 99 cents … Continue reading The Riverheads Invite You to Fight the Permian Highway Pipeline with Music
A coalition of Central Texas cities and conservation organizations are notifying the federal government that they will sue if it fails to hold Kinder Morgan’s Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) project accountable to requirements outlined in the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The cities of Kyle, Austin, and San Marcos have joined with the Barton Springs Edwards … Continue reading WVWA joins with other cities to file an intent to sue the federal government