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.Read more
Staying in the game to protect our most treasured resources, and democracy itself, takes a lot of tough love.
It also demands we throw a few punches and not at our own shadow!Read more
We applaud the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District’s decision yesterday to extend the comment period on the proposed settlement with Forestar Real Estate Group until December 16th. They have also cancelled their meeting this Wednesday (tomorrow) and have yet to put out a notice of when the District will deliberate on the decision, but we believe the date will be December 21st — so pencil that in. Please come to our meeting instead tomorrow night (see more below). We thank[…]Read more
Rural and urban Texans will stand united on the steps of San Antonio City Hall next Tuesday, November 10th. We will join in prayer, song and ceremony to deliver petitions to stop the Vista Ridge water grab.Read more
Don’t be scared by the man in this picture, nor the rest of them behind the curtain.
Watch the video and sign the petition
You’ll feel a lot less scared. Promise!
Bastrop County Water Contract Negotiations Continue http://www.twcnews.com/tx/austin/news/2015/10/8/bastrop-county-water-contract-negotiations-continue.html By Jeff Stensland, Time Warner News Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 04:24 PM CDT For More Information: • Read the full report BASTROP COUNTY—Developers along the Interstate 35 corridor are still trying to get water rights from Bastrop and Lee County. Area property owners oppose the deal, saying their aquifer would be depleted faster than it can recharge. The water would serve communities between San Antonio and Austin. The situation includes a company[…]Read more
Congrats Burleson County on a GREAT first Stop Vista Ridge meeting — in the city of Caldwell on Tuesday night.Read more
Hundreds are signing this petition letter to Governor Abbott to stop Vista Ridge. And you? We need thousands. You can even print it out here.Read more