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Pipeline, Drought Key Issues in the Aquifer Conservation District Election
The Aquifer simmers in bottom-of-ballot race
"...The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District is not only a mouthful to say..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Water’s Aquifer Storage Project Steams Ahead
Project aims to store drinking water underground in the event of another supply issue
" again proves unreliable. One such plan – the Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project (ASR) – has been in..."

April 1, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Could Mitigate Effects of Climate Change
Council approves phase 1 of project that could store 60,000 acre-feet of water underground by 2040
"...firm to set into motion Phase 1 of an Aquifer Storage and Recovery project that would hold 60,000 acre-feet..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Edwards Aquifer: No Limits Yet
"...Defense Department, to limit pumping out of the Edwards Aquifer, failed to win support in court this week. Citing..."

July 19, 1996 News Feature

Hays Project Threatens Aquifer, Pressures Small Town
Wading through MUD-dy waters
"...Yet another planned development threatens the Edwards Aquifer, this time centering on the small city of Hays..."

Oct. 28, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Aquifer Board Seeks to Expand Its Regulatory Reach
Groundwater agency wants to tighten its grip in western Travis County
"...The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District may be riding to the rescue of..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Then There's This: Aquifer Angst
Will the city poop out on its fight to block a wastewater permit?
" the recharge zone of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer...."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Another Springs/Aquifer Development Fight
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District finds itself on wrong side of environmental fight as its board continues determining whether it should build new headquarters on donated parcel inside aquifer recharge zone
"...The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District finds itself on the wrong side of..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Edwards Aquifer in Critical Stage Drought
Combination of reduced supply, lower than average rainfall in watersheds, and increased demand has caused both flow at Barton Springs and measured water levels to fall below critical indicators for first time in Edwards Aquifer Conservation District’s 19-year history
"...the first time in its 19-year history, the Edwards Aquifer Conservation District this week declared a critical stage drought..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Aquifer Development Horse Has Left Barn
"...seem to predict the imminent demise of the Edwards Aquifer should AMD proceed. Examination of satellite imagery and geologic..."

Jan. 3, 2006 Postmarks

How an Aquifer Works
The unique geology of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer makes it a particularly fragile resource
"...In places where aquifers recharge slowly, groundwater resources are somewhat buffered from the..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

City Staff Reports on Risks of Natural Gas Pipeline Through Edwards Aquifer
Council hears from Environmental Officer on Permian Highway Pipeline
"...transporting hydrocarbons would have on the Trinity and Edwards aquifers.” The pipeline is a project of Kinder Morgan Texas..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Then There's This: Waste Over the Aquifer
With settlement, city must now support treatment plant in recharge zone
"...treatment system in a recharge zone of the Edwards Aquifer...."

Sept. 13, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Enviro Goodman Loses Seat on Aquifer Board
Redrawn boundaries turn veteran board member's precinct from blue to red
"...years, will not serve on the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District board of directors after this year...."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Over the Aquifer?
"...May’s p.29 article [“AMD Plans to Move Over Edwards Aquifer,” News, April 15] on the proposed AMD facility near..."

April 19, 2005 Postmarks

Successes of Aquifer District
"...Dear Editor, Over the last four years, the [Aquifer] District has worked to bring people together on central..."

May 17, 2004 Postmarks

'Endangered Aquifer'
"...the Barton Springs segment or zone of the Edwards Aquifer, spans roughly 240,000 acres of contributing and recharge areas..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature

Then There's This: City May Buy Aquifer Land Slated for Sewage
Judge's order offers only clue that talks are in progress
"...ending up on a 604-acre tract in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone: The city of Austin and the Nature..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

More Aquifer Discussion
"...hydrologically distinct Cold Springs Basin segment of the Edwards Aquifer system and thence flow northeastward to emerge at Cold..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Disputing Aquifer 'Facts'
"...13 [“Postmarks”], I am compelled and obliged to reply. Aquifer flow studies in a joint project between the city..."

Jan. 16, 2006 Postmarks

A Race for the Aquifer
"...outcome of two contested races for the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District could recast the board's current 3-2 environmental..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Curious Development Afoot Over Aquifer
Proposed development in sensitive recharge zone prompts requests for contested case hearing with commission charged with reviewing developer's land application permit
"...pollutants of Barton Springs – to seep into the aquifer...."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Fight to Save Aquifer
"...thank the Austinites and those from the northern Edwards Aquifer region who made the effort to join with those..."

March 8, 2005 Postmarks

Proposition 5: The Middle School at Edwards Aquifer
The controversy over the proposed Southwest middle school has a long history
"...1826, just outside the western boundary of the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. The decision delighted southwest parents, who had..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Summit for the Aquifer
"...need a plan to guide development over the Edwards Aquifer...."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Public Notice: A Drop in the Aquifer
Still in a drought, in the middle of a downpour
"...drop in the Hill Country's wells and springs and aquifers, or to come close to pulling Central Texas out..."

Sept. 2, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

More Aquifer Dispute
"...direction of the Cold Springs Groundwater Basin of the aquifer. I have not found any study at odds with..."

Jan. 24, 2006 Postmarks

AMD and the Edwards Aquifer
SOS says mitigation offers aren't enough
"...its location in the contributing zone of the Edwards Aquifer (projects in the recharge zone are held to 15%)...."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Wal-Mart on the Aquifer?
"...Wal-Mart wants to conquer the Edwards Aquifer with one of its famously huge supercenters on nearly..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin May Join Effort to Buy Aquifer Property
Finally! A piece of environmentally sensitive property that won't be developed.
"...2,275 acres of prime recharge land over the Edwards Aquifer – say the deal appears to be close to..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

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