what do you do when

What do you do when

What do you do when a critical resource for our present and future generations is endangered? Do you ignore it, sit on your hands, or even help the perpetrators? This is the essence of what far too many officials have done, so far, about Vista Ridge…aka the San Antone Hose.  Vista Ridge, scheduled for pumping in April 2020, is the most imminent threat to the water supply of Texas yet. It is hosing SAWS ratepayers with unnecessary 52% rate hikes,[…]

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Bit water coalition move on Vista Ridge!

Big water coalition move on Vista Ridge!

LIV has some breaking news for your today on a big water coalition move on Vista Ridge — starting in San Antonio today! Can a bunch of officials along this 142 mile, $3.4 billion water pipeline, keep their heads in the sand? Not if we all move together to demand a full independent review of Vista Ridge and for a rein on SAWS — San Antonio’s wayward public water utility. If you live in or near San Antonio, join us[…]

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Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition

Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition Media Release

 Vista Ridge Resolution Coalition Alamo Sierra Club • Bexar County Green Party • Environmental Stewardship • Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance • Homeowner-Taxpayer Association of Bexar County • Joshua Initiative • League of Independent Voters of Texas • LULAC Concilio Zapatista 4383 • San Antonio Making Bureaucracies Accountable • Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund For Immediate Release                                                                                                                  September 12, 2019 For more information:                                                                                                […]

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LIV a little

LIV a little…see us in Bastrop, Caldwell, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Ft. Worth and more!

LIV a little. Come see us at these water and redistricting events in Bastrop, Caldwell, Austin, San Antonio, Ft. Worth, Dallas and more real soon! Visit our EVENTS PAGE HERE — with more info below. Join us at one of these urgently important events! Bastrop, THIS COMING Thurs., Sept. 5, 7 pm TOPIC:  The Siege on the Simsboro Update
Bluebonnet Electric Coop Community Room, 155 Electric Avenue, Bastrop, TX 78602 If you care about protection of our most precious resource, show[…]

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SAWS CEO Robert Puente is WAY Overpaid

SAWS CEO Robert Puente is WAY Overpaid! James Murphy, leading water attorney and LIV Advisor (pictured here) told you this when Puente’s lavish pay and bonus hit the news on July 2. The good news is that it’s finally in print other than on this blog. According to the Rivard Report, Robert Puente is, by far, the highest paid public water utility CEO in the USA at $496,520 annual salary. Counting his $100,000 yearly bonuses, he is paid nearly three[…]

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Gridzilla

Groundwater is more valuable than oil

More and more Texans have smelled the coffee that groundwater is more valuable than oil, so why subsidize growth by benefiting water profiteers. We need calls before HB 1066 hits the Senate Floor tomorrow, May 2! FIND YOUR LEGISLATORS HERE Call tonight and leave a message…see the Fact Sheet on this bill below. And ask your family and friends to make a call too! This Fact Sheet prepared by Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) and signed on to by[…]

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Guess Who’s Stalking the Texas Capitol? Join us to do something about it on March 5th!

The war between the two parties is putting our democracy at risk — not to mention fundamentals like our land and water. If you agree with us, please accept this invitation to join the independent movement to do something about it! Our Land, Our Water, Our Democracy Lobby Day Tuesday, March 5, 9 am to 5 pm John H. Reagan Building, Room 140, 105 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX Here’s what we’ll be talking about with our legislators: Democracy is[…]

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The water grinch is surely the LCRA

LCRA Water Grinch of 2018. Forces legal hearing 6 days before Christmas!

The Grinch of the year is surely the LCRA. The Lower Colorado River Authority is pushing hard for a redundant and massive water grab of Simsboro water 8 days before Christmas. The move is bad news for all Texans given its potential impact on water policy. In essence, “The California Water Model”, an already proven disaster is proceeding in Texas at the behest of the real estate lobby and their minions on public office. The ancient Simsboro formation of the[…]

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