Fayette County Water Hearing on Desired Future Conditions

The Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District will hold its hearing on the Desired Future Conditions. If you haven’t heard of Vista Ridge (aka “the San Antone Hose”) visit LIV’s Big Squeeze page. Agenda and Notice here Make sure you visit WaterDefenders.org for lots more details we, regular folks, need to defend our water and to participate in this hearing and more to come across the region. For an updated list of Water Hearings & Meetings in the region

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Brazos Valley Water Meeting for Robertson & Brazos counties

Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District serves as the groundwater management district for Robertson and Brazos counties. Their hearing, held on June 10, was the beginning of the process for receiving public comments about the “Desired Future Conditions.” The Brazos Valley GCD will take additional comments at their July 7th meeting in Hearne at 112 West 3rd Street, Hearne, TX 77859 .  We hope to see you there. Please visit the WaterDefenders.org site for more the details, and mark your calendar[…]

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A Special Message to Fayette County

This is a special message to Fayette County because we think you live in Fayette County or very near the Fayette County line. Please correct us if we’re wrong. We hope you will attend a meeting on Monday and a public hearing in July. Read on. What we have to tell you concerns 10 counties east of I-35, where decisions affecting the future of our aquifers are in process by our groundwater districts. Please know that the pumping underway by[…]

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Dizzy Yet?

Are ya dizzy yet? We are at LIV. We almost forgot about tonight’s salvo on the battle over the “DFCs” — the desired future conditions! The WATER WAR just 40 miles east of the Capitol Dome is where multiple groundwater districts could make a monumentally flawed or sound decision for managing aquifers. Depletion or conservation sounds simple but it’s not. Landowner wells, the canaries in the mine, are experiencing serious damage in just the first year of this 30-60 year[…]

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