The EAA weather station near Burnett Ranches measured 1 inch of rain at the end of November. With dry conditions, the rainfall was absorbed by exceptionally dry soils. Even the six inches of rain in early September did little to boost groundwater storage for the long term. This late in the dry season, it will … Continue reading 2020 December Hydro Report
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
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
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
There will be a second meeting for Cypress Creek Nature Trail (CCNT) stakeholders. The meeting will be facilitated by a third-party specialist and is designed to take stakeholders through an assessment of the status of the CCNT and Preserve.