Blanco City Council Votes to Establish A Task Force to Investigate Engineering Options

With its unanimous vote Sept. 8, the Blanco City Council delivered on progress toward a lasting solution with Protect Our Blanco for growth and development without wastewater discharge into the Blanco River. A contentious recent history is replaced today by a task force to discuss and quantify engineering options before the end of the year. … Continue reading Blanco City Council Votes to Establish A Task Force to Investigate Engineering Options

Encourage Blanco City Council to reduce discharge volume and establish a task force

It has been over seven months since the City reported its last Blanco Wastewater Treatment Plant direct discharge into the Blanco River, and the water conditions show it! Downstream of the discharge point, the algae blooms have cleared. The WVWA and Protect Our Blanco (POB) have also seen some very positive signs for our anticipated negotiations … Continue reading Encourage Blanco City Council to reduce discharge volume and establish a task force

Tell Blanco: Don’t Waste Wastewater

Hill Country streams are especially sensitive to pollution. The City of Blanco has an opportunity to stop new water pollution by using the city’s wastewater for irrigation and other purposes. Beneficial reuse protects water quality and can replace potable water for irrigation use. We need these innovative solutions to help conserve the sensitive, finite water … Continue reading Tell Blanco: Don’t Waste Wastewater

Helping Protect Groundwater Quality – Trash Cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon

As part of the great Texas River Cleanup on Saturday, March 7, 2020, the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) combined forces with Danforth Middle School to host a trash cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon Preserve. This land is situated directly above the Wimberley Bat Cave, lies within the newly christened Jacobs Well Groundwater Management Zone, and … Continue reading Helping Protect Groundwater Quality – Trash Cleanup at Coleman’s Canyon