Tag Archives: Electro Purification

Monday, July 20, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

Conservation district passes new guidelines

The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously passed updated rules and bylaws governing 170 square miles of freshly annexed territory primarily in Hays County. The move came over objections from an attorney with Houston-based water supplier Electro…

Monday, June 15, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

Conservation district talks flow for Hays County

Staff with the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District spent more than an hour briefing board members on House Bill 3405’s implications Thursday. The long-anticipated bill could nearly double the district’s jurisdiction, and staff is presuming months of increased work as they…

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Kim Hilsenbeck

Mountain City to Kyle: It’s not no, but let’s talk

Residents and guests packed into City Hall in Mountain City on Monday evening to hear more about the proposed interlocal agreement with Hays County and the City of Kyle involving a transfer of extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). Located in Hays County,…

Monday, May 18, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

Conservation District preps for annexation

With two major bills pending in Texas’ legislative session, officials with the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District discussed a potentially rushed timeline at their regular meeting Thursday.In March, legislators put forward House Bill 3405 and Senate Bill 1440 to address…

Friday, April 24, 2015 by Kim Hilsenbeck

Hays commish calls out Buda mayor on Facebook

The cross-county water fight between the Wimberley/Driftwood area and Buda heated up this week as Hays County Commissioner Will Conley used his Facebook page to call out Buda Mayor Todd Ruge in an open letter, calling the city’s testimony at…

Friday, April 10, 2015 by Kim Hilsenbeck

Hays County hears hydrologist on well project

The debate about the Electro Purification well project continued Tuesday in Hays County Commissioners Court as a neutral scientist weighed in on the data.District Senior Hydrologist and Aquifer Science Team Leader Brian Smith with the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District…

Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Kim Hilsenbeck

Electro Purification reacts to LBG-Guyton report

Following last week’s findings of a hydrological evaluation by LBG-Guyton Associates on the effects of the Electro Purification water project on area wells, this week the water development company went on the defense.At Tuesday’s Hays County Commissioners Court, Electro Purification…

Monday, March 9, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Aquifer board backs annexation of unregulated area

At its Thursday meeting, the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District board of directors voted unanimously to support proposed legislation that would expand the district’s territory and give the board authority over part of an unregulated area where water supply company…

Monday, February 2, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

BSEACD debates annexing unregulated wells

Water supply company Electro Purification is planning to pump 5 million gallons of water per day from an unregulated area just outside the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, causing neighbors to question whether EP could deplete water in the area.…

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