Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition Now Open


The Art4Water Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition at the Austin Central Library is a MUST-SEE exhibit for at least two reasons. First, the Watershed’s Art4Water team guided by the vision and leadership of Terry Zee Lee and Ryan Willett have collaborated with 47 incredible artists and kitemakers, for the last year to create the first exhibit … Continue reading Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition Now Open

State of the Hill Country Report Now Available


The Hill Country is growing.  Population is booming and communities are trying to keep up with soaring demand.  The State of the Hill Country Report helps give a snapshot of conditions and policies that effect land, water, and communities in our area. Informed decisions are a more sustainable way to manage the delicate resources of … Continue reading State of the Hill Country Report Now Available

Watershed Association Purchases 74 acres of Dry Cypress for Recharge Protection


Wimberley Valley Watershed Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Nov. 19, 2021 WIMBERLEY, TX    The Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) finalized the purchase of 74 acres adjacent to the Colemans Canyon Preserve on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.  This purchase secures critical recharge area for the Middle Trinity Aquifer and is within the catchment area for Jacob’s Well.  … Continue reading Watershed Association Purchases 74 acres of Dry Cypress for Recharge Protection

Texas Innovation Corridor Future Development Project Launches


Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP) and Watershed Partners, a program of WVWA, jointly launched the Texas Innovation Corridor (TxIC) Future Development project Nov. 15, celebrating funding approval in October from GSMP’s board matched equally by WVWA. The $43,000, five-month project will be executed by Siglo Group, led by Jonathan Ogren, to create a conservation and … Continue reading Texas Innovation Corridor Future Development Project Launches

Liberty Hill’s troubled sewage plant set for hearing


Hill Country streams are low-nutrient environments, and wastewater discharges alter those environments drastically.  We are pleased that the TCEQ approved a rare contested case hearing for Liberty Hill’s wastewater plant’s permit renewal.  From Hondo Canyon and the Nueces River to the Blanco River, Barton Creek, and the San Gabriel, impacts from wastewater threaten sensitive habitat. … Continue reading Liberty Hill’s troubled sewage plant set for hearing