The Wimberley Water Advisory Group, a group of volunteers, has monitored both Cypress Creek and the Blanco River near Wimberley for E. Coli bacteria for decades. Long-time supporters of this data gathering effort, the WVWA is coordinating with Pete Anderson and the volunteers to expand the availability of this monthly data collected during the swim … Continue reading Ecoli Monitoring in Cypress Creek and the Blanco River – April 2021 Results
2021 March Hydro Report
On March 23, the Wimberley area received almost 1 inch of rainfall. This will help add moisture to very dry soils, but it will do little to generate recharge to the rivers and aquifers. Flow at Jacob’s Well is very low–consistently below 2 cubic feet per second, and water levels in HTGCD monitor wells are … Continue reading 2021 March Hydro Report
TESPA Press Release: Has EP Gone Home Yet?
“We couldn’t be happier to hear that the BSEACD is returning EP’s application fee and cancelling the permitting process. Who knows what EP’s next move will be, but today is a big win for well owners, residents, and visitors who love the Hill Country. Most of all, it’s a reprieve for the precious groundwater that … Continue reading TESPA Press Release: Has EP Gone Home Yet?
Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)
The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District has announced its 2021 Water-20 Speaker Series. Subject matter experts will discuss a variety of water topics important to Hays County residents. Hays County is listed by the US Census Bureau as the second fastest growing county in the United States. Great schools, good housing, proximity to growing business … Continue reading Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)
Job posting: Southwest Travis County GCD General Manager
Groundwater conservation districts (GCDs) are Texas’ preferred way to manage limited groundwater resources. With population increases, development impacts, and frequent droughts, effective and transparent management is more important than ever. The Southwest Travis County GCD just posted a job announcement for a full time general manager. Know a good candidate? Apply today! Jobs | Southwest … Continue reading Job posting: Southwest Travis County GCD General Manager