Letter from David Baker, WVWA Executive Director

[View email version] Dear WVWA Supporters, Nothing could have prepared us for 2020. And yet, here we are, with grief for lost loved ones and mentors, yet steeled to rise out of this pandemic with renewed resolve. Jacob’s Well is a timeless source of inspiration and a symbol of gratitude for the gift of water. … Continue reading Letter from David Baker, WVWA Executive Director

2020 Accomplishments

With collaboration, creativity, and grit, 2020 is a year marked with accomplishments! We’re celebrating the wild 2020 ride with a look at our proudest accomplishments. Help build a legacy of resilience and sustainability with a tax-deductible contribution. Donate now! Clean Rivers Program Data collected from November 2018 to November 2020 provides a valuable snapshot of … Continue reading 2020 Accomplishments

2020 December Hydro Report

The EAA weather station near Burnett Ranches measured 1 inch of rain at the end of November.  With dry conditions, the rainfall was absorbed by exceptionally dry soils.  Even the six inches of rain in early September did little to boost groundwater storage for the long term. This late in the dry season, it will … Continue reading 2020 December Hydro Report

Great American Outdoors Act – Action Alert

It’s “go” time once again! In June, the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association joined over 40 conservation leaders in strong support of the passage of the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act (s. 3422).  Congress passed it and the President signed it into law on August 4, 2020.  The next big decisions relate to funding the Great … Continue reading Great American Outdoors Act – Action Alert

Blanco Water Reclamation Task Force

With its unanimous vote Sept. 8, the Blanco City Council delivered on progress toward a lasting solution with Protect Our Blanco for growth and development without wastewater discharge into the Blanco River. A contentious recent history is replaced today by a task force to discuss and quantify engineering options before the end of the year. … Continue reading Blanco Water Reclamation Task Force