Texas wants state to stop pumping some groundwater
Groundwater conservation groups are urging state legislators to consider tweaking a relatively non-controversial bill that proposes to sync up groundwater pumping permits with the permits that allow companies to export groundwater out of the region.House Bill 1066, authored by Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, and Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, was introduced to the House Natural Resources Committee last week as a housekeeping measure — a bill that would shore up a discrepancy between
Spurred by population growth and climate change, the shortages are likely to have a huge effect on the agricultural sector.
QUESTION: In one of your editions in January you had an article in the paper concerning pollution levels at some of our East Texas coal burning facilities. With Martin Creek
Confidence of Buda officials is high six weeks into a new legislative session as the city’s efforts to have an Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) bill pass… #DonnaCampbell #ErinZwiener #JeffHeckler
San Angelo city council unanimously approved city staff to seek a loan for improvement measures to the Hickory Aquifer. City council members granted city staff permission to seek a low interest 30 year loan from the Texas Water Development Board. That means more water for the citizens of San Angelo.
Home builders say new state regulations for digging private water wells may severely hurt their ability to do business going forward. The new rules restrict how close a new water well can be to existing wells.