A bill in the Texas legislature that would give county governments more authority to protect water sources in the Hill Country has not made it past the committee hurdle.
Private property rights at heart of Montgomery County’s groundwater dispute
On April 9, Groundwater Management Area 14 voted on its proposed long-term goal for the Gulf Coast Aquifer System.
The San Antonio Water System will pay $75,000 following discharges of high-priced water down a Northside creek last year.
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t force Georgia to curb its water usage, a defeat for downstream Florida in the two states’ long legal war over limited resources.
High Plains agriculture producers could diversify with specialty crops and get greater returns for their water with pivot irrigation systems.
The pandemic caused a staggering drop in oil prices over the last year, which has resulted in less production in Texas and more abandoned wells. Caption: (SBG San Antonio) It is the responsibility of oil and gas operators to plug wells and clean up once operation ceases and the majority of time they do, but when a company files bankruptcy, it is up to the state to clean up the mess. A lot has changed since the Rooke family began drilling on their 15,000 acre La Rosa Ranch in Refugio County.
Water scarcity is baking cropland and ramping up wildfire risk from California to Texas
By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI As a private water well contractor and well inspector for many years, I had the opportunity to observe and document a number of mistakes private well owners made to their wells and water systems. Some modifications were almost comical, while others I considered outright dangerous for the homeowner and […]
The new rock quarry in Salado is located off Solana Ranch Road– a rural area where the residents rely on groundwater for their daily needs such as drinking, bathing and watering livestock.