Doug Shaw, general manager for the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District, was the guest speaker at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon Wednesday and provided information about
New Mexico State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn is no stranger to fights with Texas over cross-border resource extraction and transport.
For years, Parker County has topped the list of counties drilling the most new water wells.
As droughts and extreme weather intensify with climate change, old water laws in Texas help put the state’s supply of groundwater in peril.
The facts about our groundwater permit application are simple and compelling.
The city of College Station has hired a replacement for retiring water services director David Coleman, filling one of several top-level positions that have been open at the city.
Further discussion on a Houston-based firm’s request for nearly one billion gallons of Middle Trinity aquifer groundwater is heading into the court system… #ashleywaymouth #billdugat #edmccarthy
Attracted by lax regulations, industrial agriculture has descended on a remote valley, depleting its aquifer — leaving many residents with no water at all.
Drilling new water wells is strictly regulated in New Mexico, causing hardship for an oil industry that needs water for fracking. So groundwater is being piped across the state line from Texas, prompting worry over the shared aquifer.