Jan 15, be there if you care about your water

Months ago, we incorrectly reported to you that the plan by private water vendors to raid the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer that feeds Bastrop and Lee counties (aka the Simsboro Pipeline Project) was all but dead.  It is VERY much alive.  Its statewide implications are now clear. On December 16th, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB, all […]

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Texas Water Development Board-Do Your Duty!

  James E. Herring, Chairman Jack Hunt, Vice Chairman, Lewis H. McMahan, Member  Thomas Weir Labatt III, Member, Edward G. Vaughan, Member Joe M. Crutcher, Member Carolyn Brittin, Deputy Executive Administrator Robert Mace, Deputy Executive Administrator Texas Water Development Board P.O. Box 13231  Austin, Texas 78711-3231     Re:  Objections to the Region L Water Plan (Agenda Item […]

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Pati Leads But Loses, the People Win…The Local Story

            The great news about Pati Jacobs is that though she lost this election for State Representative House District 17, her candidacy played a critical role in putting a really bad water deal for Bastrop and Lee counties on the back-burner and thoroughly embarrassing her opponent, Reppublican Tim Kleinschmidt.  Whether the […]

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