Finding and Fixing Hidden Leaks is Critical


Leak Detection After record-breaking cold, many central Texans are chasing leaks and working to restore  water service. Water utility customers can use their meters to check their plumbing integrity, but well owners will have a harder time verifying that all leaks have been found. Groundwater levels in our aquifers are low, and the NOAA Climate … Continue reading Finding and Fixing Hidden Leaks is Critical

Economics of Water webinar (Texas Water Journal)


Texas Resources Water Resource Institute (Texas State-San Marcos) will host a webinar discussing recently published research on the economics of water on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 10 AM.  Todd Vottler will moderate then facilitate a round table discussion. You can learn more about the webinar at https://twj.media/water-journal-webinars/ Justin Thompson, in the Earth Resources Graduate Program … Continue reading Economics of Water webinar (Texas Water Journal)

Hays County Reconstitutes the Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee


Recently, the Hays County Commissioners voted to reconstitute the Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) to help evaluate projects and allocate the $75 million bond funding approved through Prop A in November’s election. Through last year’s POSAC process, the Committee reviewed and ranked 18 projects designed to increase access to nature, better protect water … Continue reading Hays County Reconstitutes the Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee