Oct 15, 2018: The lawsuit between the city of Conroe and the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District over groundwater regulations is ongoing despite a Sept. 18
The Bastrop Advertiser deserves praise for reporting on LCRA’s permit application for 8.15 billion gallons of groundwater per year from the Simsboro Aquifer. Regardless of the outcome of LCRA’s application, the issues go far beyond what will be addressed by the State Office of Administrative Hearings, and all Texans have a stake in the outcome.These issues need to be addressed, and failure to do so allows readers to assume that the protestants are standing in the way of progress
Judge rules LSGCD acted outside its authority to reduce water usage
BASTROP – An estimated audience of 200 Bastrop and Lee County residents gathered last week to protest plans by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) to join the growing ranks of water marketers who are threatening the viability of the region’s water resources.
Last winter, snows didn’t come to the mountains, and the headwaters of the Rio Grande suffered from drought. In April, the river—New Mexico’s largest—was already drying south of Socorro. And over t…
After four years of studies, scientists have found no link between methane present in water wells outside of Fort Worth and nearby gas production activities in the Barnett Shale.
Johnson and surrounding counties are growing as is demand for water, Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District Attorney Brian Sledge said during Monday’s meeting of the Johnson County Commissioners Court.
Leon Braden, who has served as the district secretary, will be taking over as general manager.
As the fight over groundwater rages on, some Hays County officials are questioning the relevance of the century-old law outlining water rights, which they… #harrygrantpotter #lindarogers #lonshell