Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)


The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District has announced its 2021 Water-20 Speaker Series. Subject matter experts will discuss a variety of water topics important to Hays County residents. Hays County is listed by the US Census Bureau as the second fastest growing county in the United States. Great schools, good housing, proximity to growing business … Continue reading Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)

Jacob’s Well Is A Source Of Life For The Wimberley Valley. What Would Happen If It Were To Stop Flowing For Good? (KUT)


As the headwaters for Cypress Creek, flow from Jacob’s Well is critical for the businesses, residents, and wildlife that call the Wimberley Valley home.  Flow at Jacob’s Well also indicates the status of groundwater storage in the Middle Trinity Aquifer–the water supply for the majority of residents. KUT’s Riane Roldan hiked, interviewed, and researched the … Continue reading Jacob’s Well Is A Source Of Life For The Wimberley Valley. What Would Happen If It Were To Stop Flowing For Good? (KUT)

Settlement Agreement Finalized between Needmore, BSEACD, and TESPA


Since 2015, Needmore, LLC’s large-volume permit has been a topic of heated debate.  The agricultural, irrigation, and wildlife use permit was formally contested by TESPA with support from WVWA and many others. The permit has been under litigation until this week (June 9) when all parties reached a settlement agreement.  The settlement agreement secures substantial … Continue reading Settlement Agreement Finalized between Needmore, BSEACD, and TESPA

What’s Next for Texas Water?


Texas’ underground water supplies are struggling. That creates long-term uncertainty for landowners who rely on groundwater, the rivers and streams that are fed by it, and the plants and wildlife that will die without it. Yet the Legislature has done little in the 2021 legislative session to address Texas’ water future. So what’s next for … Continue reading What’s Next for Texas Water?