Bastrop Landowners Rally to Protect their Wells

Bastrop Landowners Rally To Protect Their Wells From Water Grab – LCRA Permit Hearing Is On September 26th. by Al Braden

Bastrop Landowners rally to protect their wells from water grab by LCRA “Mega-Permit.” Michele Gangnes, of the Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund spoke to over 200 Bastrop and Lee County residents in two consecutive meetings at the American Legion Hall in Bastrop, September 13th. They learned the issues and strategized how to defend their well water from LCRA and other water pirates planning big export wells in the precious Simsboro Aquifer. The event was co-sponsored by Friends of Bastrop Water.[…]

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Stop Vista Ridge, End Op and Forestar Water Grabs!

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED DUE TO THE BASTROP FIRES. We will be at the Bastrop Library at 2:30 just in case you do show up. If you have a laptop and 1-2 hours to put in, we can use your help. Meanwhile, this event will be rescheduled soon after the fires are gone! This meeting is in the city of Bastrop and the Bastrop Library (1100 Church Street) on Saturday, October 17, starting at 2:30 pm. A 25-minute video about[…]

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End Op LP Lost Pines Hearing

All you Texans fighting to stop those who want to dewater your community or to continue building out in areas without their own water supply, stealing from Peter to pay Paul, need to attend this hearing with End Op LP held by the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. Details: End Op LP’s hearing is on their continued attempt for 46,000 acre-feet/year of groundwater from the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. That’s right — this is in addition to Forestar Real[…]

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Big News, Y’all! Forestar loses Hays water deal, End Op’s up tomorrow night.

Big news, y’all!Gridzilla v2

Remember, when Forestar Real Estate was given a 12,000 acre-feet-year permit from the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District in July 2013? Forestar turned around and sued Lost Pines GCD for the full 45,000 AFY (41 million gallons per day) and got the Hays County Commissioners Court to sign on to a “reservation agreement” that Forestar used in their litigation against Lost Pines.

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Special Conference Call this Sunday (not tomorrow!)

We will hold an urgent and special conference call on Sunday evening at 6 pm to discuss some developments in the “water war” impacting all of us in the fight. (No conference call will take place tomorrow morning). Call the League at 512-213-4511 for the call in number. ALSO, PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  All you Texans fighting the dewatering of your communities have a stake in this, so please come in from across the region. Wednesday, June 24, 6 pm[…]

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