Support for Blanco Land Application Permit instead of Direct Discharge


WVWA firmly supports the Blanco Water Reclamation Task Force recommendation to the City of Blanco dated October 30, 2021.  WVWA applauds the thorough analysis done by Aqua Strategies documented in the Assessment of the Costs for Two Wastewater Disposal Strategies for the City of Blanco memo. We agree with no discharge. By relying on wastewater … Continue reading Support for Blanco Land Application Permit instead of Direct Discharge

Liberty Hill’s troubled sewage plant set for hearing


Hill Country streams are low-nutrient environments, and wastewater discharges alter those environments drastically.  We are pleased that the TCEQ approved a rare contested case hearing for Liberty Hill’s wastewater plant’s permit renewal.  From Hondo Canyon and the Nueces River to the Blanco River, Barton Creek, and the San Gabriel, impacts from wastewater threaten sensitive habitat. … Continue reading Liberty Hill’s troubled sewage plant set for hearing

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

Wastewater WIN for the Hill Country


We’ve received wonderful news from the Nueces River watershed — Young Life’s LoneHollow Ranch has opted to treat wastewater through a land application process rather than direct discharge into the Upper Sabinal River.  This is particularly important because the Upper Sabinal River is one of Texas’ last Pristine Stream Segments (where there’s no detectable phosphorus, … Continue reading Wastewater WIN for the Hill Country