July 12, 2018 6pm
BSEACD will hold a Board meeting on July 12th at 6:00 PM at the Manchaca Fire Hall located at 665 FM 1626. The agenda is available here. There will be a public comment period where members of the public can make comments on any matters. Although the comment period for the EP permit has passed, the public can still make comments before the Board. It is at this time that the Our Water Rights Petition will be presented to the Board. Please note, this is not a hearing and the Board will not be able to comment on any public comments. The Board will set a procedural schedule for the contested case hearings.more
July 22, 2018 4pm
For anyone concerned about groundwater in Central Texas and the unjust, insensible, and profit-driven pumping schemes that threaten not only our private wells, but also our local springs, creeks, and rivers - it is easy to feel overwhelmed with anger and despair. Yet, there is real hope that our community can protect our groundwater by building a unified non-partisan front based on education, public awareness, and importantly, a well funded legal defense team....oh, and throwing super fantastic shin-dig-jubilees - even in the face of impending doom!
This is where The Trinity Edwards Springs Protection Association (TESPA) comes into play.
The mission of The TESPA is to protect the Trinity and Edwards aquifers from overpumping, the springs that flow from this interconnected system, and the property rights of landowners who depend on and wish to conserve this precious natural resource.
TESPA is a group of highly experienced environmental attorneys working at reduced rates and/or donating their time to help us protect our waters through legislative and legal...more