Release: Simsboro Aquifer Under Siege, Independents Pray for Abbott Intervention in Post-Harvey World

Bastrop, Texas, Thursday, October 5, 2017: Some would say only God and Mother Nature “own” the Simsboro — humanity only stewards it. Residents of Bastrop, Lee, Milam and Burleson counties are looking to enlist Governor Greg Abbott’s intervention in what they’re calling a manmade disaster in the making – the draining of the very slow to recharge Simsboro Aquifer by San Antonio’s Vista Ridge water project, aka “San Antone Hose”. The “Hose” is a “mega-permit” in the Simsboro just 30 miles east of the Governor’s residence, according to claims by the non-profit League of Independent Voters of Texas.

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Post Oak Savannah GCD Special Meeting

  The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District will be holding a special meeting   to decide whether to grant the request by Blue Water Systems LLC to move 11 water wells for Vista Ridge (aka “San Antone Hose”). The board is expected to render a decision on Amy Hinnant’s request to contest Blue Water’s requests. All residents of Milam and Burleson county are encouraged to attend this important meeting. Call us for more information at 512.213.4511.

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