Torpedo this sneaky SAWS water amendment for the San Antone Hose!

We REALLY need your help to torpedo a SAWS Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose — Amendment #6 to Senate Bill 533 — at the last minute, just like we did in 2015. Remember, we warned you about last minute shenanigans!

Today, SAWS (San Antonio Water System) was in a court of law in San Antonio AND at the Legislature with another trumped up “emergency” to build the SAWS hooks up to the Vista Ridge Project (their $3.4 billion, 142-mile mass conveyance water pipeline) at the expense of their ratepayers and despite opposition by landowners over the “donor” aquifer.

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Time is flying! Legislature, remember our water & land???

Last minute changes to the Water Code are expected to come to the floor of the Senate TODAY by way of Rep. Lyle Larson’s (R-San Antonio) HB 31. Truthfully, Larson has already secured a big hand off for water marketers, especially Vista Ridge, with the passage of HB 2378. HB 2378 sets automatic renewals for export groundwater permits, enabling the water lobby to further maximize profits from mass movement of groundwater. This was unstoppable.

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Please call Sen. Lois Kolkhorst now to kill this bad water bill!

Would you please make a call today or this weekend into Senator Lois Kolkhorst’s office to OPPOSE Committee Substitute Senate Bill 225. (Click on the info button for more details). The bill is up for a vote as early as Monday morning in the Agriculture, Rural and Water Affairs Committee. Sen. Kolkhorst could be THE swing vote that kills the bill.

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Milano Water Meeting Tomorrow Night, April 4!

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 4th, 5:30 pm — please come to Milano, especially if you live in Milam or Burleson County — for an important meeting of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District. It will be held at their office at 310 Avenue C in Milano. There is a groundwater battle brewing between landowners and water marketers concerning the demands brought by marketers for changes in well locations for the controversial Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose project. Take a minute[…]

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Big Punch Lands on Vista Ridge, Call Your Legislators!

Big News on the Water and Elections Front! Read, share and please take action! ►On Tuesday, Milam and Burleson County landowners with 3 volunteer attorneys dealt the Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose an unexpected blow. This is a big deal, folks — read our press release! ⇒Legacy Farm Landowner Amy Hinnant Contests Vista Ridge Variance~! If you live in Milam or Burleson County, join us next Tuesday, April 4 at 5:30 pm at the next Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District[…]

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Y’all come Friday Indy Lobby Day Austin, Saturday Conference Cedar Creek

You will be kicking yourself if you miss these events on Friday and Saturday. Register now and please come to the Capitol on Friday to join us in our first Lobby Day — Our Water, Our Land, Our Elections! On Saturday, join us in Cedar Creek for the Texas Populism Conference: Building the Independent Rural-Urban Alliance! Please register by 3 tomorrow to get the best lunch on the menu. With 50% of Millennial voters now self-declared independents, these events are[…]

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