Legislature’s Water Fund Deflates, Water Wars Escalate

For Immediate Release                                                   May 13, 2013 Legislature’s Water Infrastructure Fund Deflates, Local Water Wars Escalate Simultaneous to the Legislature’s scramble to find the votes to get $2 billion to fund water infrastructure, residents living in counties just to the east of the Capitol are headed for […]

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Letter to Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District: Permit This, Not This

PERMIT THIS NOT BANKRUPTCY-RecycledDear Lost Pines GCD Board of Directors, (Please forward to Board ASAP) The coalition of below named organizations have developed what it believes would be a reasonable outcome of your deliberations regarding the groundwater permit applications before you at this time.  We find that the production limits sought by Forestar, End Op, […]

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Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbors Water, even if it’s legal say Lost Pines landowners & residents

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, covering Bastrop and Lee counties, is ground zero for a uniquely Texan drama.   It is a drama about life and death – life and death of an aquifer, life and death of a regional economy and life and death of a way of life.  The leading players are:  Lost […]

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Urgent Message for Lee and Bastrop County Residents!

Two important items for protection our groundwater require your participation! Lee County Reminder this Monday night, April 8, 6 pm, Giddings Library! Flier attached here. Independent Texans and Environmental Stewardship will prepare you information for the CRITICAL Lost Pines Groundwater District Hearing on the 17th.  Spread the word, please!  You can also call or email […]

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Water Update

A pivotal challenge affecting the entire state’s groundwater management taken by Environmental Stewardship (ES) is awaiting a ruling by the Texas Water Development Board in GMA-12 (Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Milam, Navarro, Robertson, and Williamson counties). Do groundwater districts have to consider the impact of aquifer (groundwater) drawdowns on […]

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