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Town Hall Water Meetings Tuesday July 17

The Town Hall Water Meetings Tuesday, July 17, at the Paige Community Center are at 4:30, 6:30 and, if those fill up, at 8:30 pm. Though this is a free event, we suggest you try to reserve a seat due to somewhat limited seating. (And, please share this post using the share buttons on this page.) To reserve a seat you can reply to this message with your name, address and which time slot you want to attend OR please[…]

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Map showing LCRA Joins Siege on Simsboro AquiferGriffith League Property

Welcome to California: LCRA Joins Siege on Simsboro Aquifer Water

The Lower Colorado River Authority likes our local groundwater so much, it’s coming back for lots more. It already uses Simsboro wells to fill its Lake Bastrop Power Plant cooling pond. LCRA’s application for eight more Simsboro wells — and 8.15 billion gallons of water a year — is pending at Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. This is the latest chapter of the saga we call, “The Siege on the Simsboro,” also known as: “California, Here We Come.”

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End Op's Pipe Dream needs to be stopped

End Op’s Pipe Dream

End Op’s pipe dream — pun intended — to export masses of water out from under Bastrop and Lee counties has been stymied for years. We hope you have already seen this article, printed in the Bastrop Advertiser on February 8th.. And then there’s this article, published in the Giddings Times and News on February 7.  Both articles are about the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District’s — and End Op’s —- decisions to appeal a recent court decision in favor[…]

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Landowners in District Judge Carson Campbell's Courtroom

Water Protectors Unite in Bastrop Wednesday night!

Water protectors are uniting in Bastrop on Wednesday night having scored a VERY important court victory last week. We hope this victory will extend to safeguard all Texas landowners’ property rights in the groundwater under their land. This coming Wednesday night, January 17, at 7 pm at Bastrop City Hall (1131 Chestnut), the Lost Pines GCD will review the court’s decision. Bastrop and Lee county residents: please be there to tell them what you want them to do. (Of course,[…]

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Image of the sign I Oppose the San Antone Hose, map of the 142-mile pipeline for Vista Ridge

Water grabbers on run…help us whup ’em!

Landowners won a round in court on October 18, facing off End Op’s (now “Recharge”) water grabbing siege on the Simsboro in Lee & Bastrop counties.

The San Antone Vista Ridge Hose, on the other side of the same Simsboro aquifer, continues to lay pipe despite the financing nightmare unfolding on SAWS ratepayers and continued opposition by landowners in Burleson and Milam counties.

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