The City of Wimberley Council has opened a public hearing on the Transportation Master Plan. Public Comments will continue to be accepted until December 1 at the next City Council Meeting where agenda items include the public hearing and discussion and possible action on the Transportation Master Plan. The intense drought of 2022 reminds us … Continue reading Wimberley Transportation Master Plan – Watershed Association Public Comments
Our Executive Director, David Baker, was honored with this year’s Heart of the Hill Country Award. The award honors exceptional environmental stewards and recognizes their leadership in conservation. Cibolo Center for Conservation’s Carolyn Chipman Evans was also honored at the event. David and Carolyn join past recipients-Sky Lewey of the Nueces River Authority, Karen Ford … Continue reading David Baker honored with HCA Heart of the Hill Country Award
Municipal Utility Districts, like the one proposed at Hays Commons, are often outside of city limits or within small communities, where there are fewer environmental protections. Because groundwater supplies have expansive recharge areas, land use over those sensitive areas should be well-planned to safeguard community water supplies, groundwater quality, and way of life for those … Continue reading Development in Austin’s ETJ Threatens Groundwater Quality
On March 30, 2022, TCEQ Commissioners voted to deny the Pristine Streams Rule Change Petition, but they opened the door for continued discussion with staff and stakeholders on how to better protect Texas’ pristine streams. Nearly 5 months later, TCEQ is holding a Pristine Streams Stakeholders Meeting, so staff can present and hear from the … Continue reading TCEQ Pristine Streams Stakeholder Meeting – Aug. 31, 1:30-4:30
Our colleagues at TESPA sent out the following news release today (7/28/2022): According to records at the Texas Secretary of State’s office, Electro Purification LLC has been dissolved. The Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District is moving through the required process of concluding the EP permit request. This news puts an end to a seven-year … Continue reading TESPA News Release: EP GONE HOME?