Results from Well Visits – Trinity Aquifers


This summer the Watershed Association teamed up with the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and visited over 60 private wells in northern Comal County and western Hays County. Many thanks to all participating well owners!  It is our hope that the measurements made during the site visits were … Continue reading Results from Well Visits – Trinity Aquifers

US FWS Proposed Listing for Six Texas Mussel Species


Aquatic species, like freshwater mussels, are particularly useful as indicators of water quality.  They have limited range and rely heavily on the surrounding aquatic community to reproduce.  Since they’re largely immobile, water quality and habitat degradation pose significant risks. Loading of creeks and rivers with fine sediments, low-flow and drought, and water quality changes negatively … Continue reading US FWS Proposed Listing for Six Texas Mussel Species

Diving Deep into Karst webinar


As part of the Deep in the Karst of Texas education initiative, WVWA and TESPA hosted a lunchtime webinar on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  Presenters discussed the International Year of Caves and Karst, Texas karst and conservation initiatives, and recent well visits.  From global to local, this discussion was insightful and entertaining. The presentations, links … Continue reading Diving Deep into Karst webinar

Summer 2021 Neighborhood Site Visits – Trinity Aquifers


This summer the Watershed Association is collaborating with the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) and the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (CTGCD) to provide a limited number of Trinity Aquifer water well visits.  Previous Neighborhood Site Visits have focused on Edwards in the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District and Trinity wells in the … Continue reading Summer 2021 Neighborhood Site Visits – Trinity Aquifers

Recharge to Discharge Karst Tour – Coleman’s Canyon to Jacob’s Well


UT Jackson School of Geosciences Hydro Field Camp visited staff at the WVWA Coleman’s Canyon Preserve with Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) and Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District on May 19, 2021. The students saw the EAA Geophysical Logging truck in action, discussed the layers of rock that intersected by the monitor well (hint: the same … Continue reading Recharge to Discharge Karst Tour – Coleman’s Canyon to Jacob’s Well