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Who's Polluting Barton Springs?
"...to track down and expose the biggest polluters of Barton Springs as part of an overall plan to clean..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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
"...For the first time in its 19-year history, the Edwards Aquifer Conservation District this week declared a critical stage..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Battle for Barton Springs: A Brief Timeline
Twenty years of progress
"...1974-1980: Burgeoning highway construction and unregulated development in the Barton Creek watershed and the recharge zones of the Edwards..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...of argument, that everyone in Austin wants to save Barton Springs. But what exactly does that mean? Below, and..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Pumping Edwards Dry?
Creedmoor-Maha's request to pump more water gets nixed by the Barton Springs / Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.
"...Creedmoor-Maha Water Supply Corp. says he will ask the Barton Springs/ Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to reconsider its decision..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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..."

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?
"...irrigate treated sewage in the recharge zone of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer...."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

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

Enviro Goodman Loses Seat on Aquifer Board
Redrawn boundaries turn veteran board member's precinct from blue to red
"...time in 22 years, will not serve on the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District board of directors after..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

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..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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

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
"...FM 967 in the sensitive recharge zone of the Edwards Aqui­fer, seeks authorization of 330,480 gallons of treated domestic..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Springs: Dye Flows Downhill
"...When the Barton Springs/ Edwards Aquifer Conservation District announced the completion of..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Hospital District Campaign Ready to Roll
Backers and opponents gear up for a May 15 vote on a Travis Co. health care taxing district
"...campaign – this one to create a countywide hospital district. The taxing district plan will appear on the May..."

March 12, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Multimedia Plunge
Barton Springs to Life on New CD-ROM
"...on earth, what could be harder to capture than Barton Springs? For people interested in Austin's most famous swimming..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Making Waves
Barton Springs Pool in line for a fixer-upper
"...city's website devoted to an ambitious master plan for Barton Springs Pool states that the project's goal is to..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Laws of the Land
Hatfield and McCoy Drama Unfolds Over Aquifer
"...Bill Couch, manager of Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, is try to fend off..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Matter Over Mind
The proposed Cypress Realty Development in Dripping Springs
"...the universe the day they learned that the Dripping Springs City Council had brokered a secret deal with Cypress..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

Postmarks
Don't Dissolve District
"...appreciate the coverage of the referendum to abolish the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, the only local government..."

May 1, 1998 Column

Taming the 12-Lane Monster
Task Force Finalizing Plan to Limit Environmental Damage From Aquifer Freeway
"...Can Barton Springs and the community of Oak Hill survive the..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

Oh No, It's Mr. Bill!
Do Bill Bunch's Tactics Hurt the Springs He Loves?
"...Bunch faces daily, surely when he's sitting on the Barton Springs hillside, as he often does, overlooking the once-immaculate..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Council: From Trash to Treasure
Dripping Springs wants to dump its wastewater where?
"...(and the Mexican Revolution). No disrespect to public improvement districts or landscaping contracts, but the chance to catch even..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

The Road to Ruin
US290: We Built It, and Dammit, They're Coming
"...completed US290/Loop 360 freeway interchange straddles a hill overlooking Barton Creek just three miles upstream from Barton Springs. Within..."

Jan. 19, 1996 News Feature

United States Department of the Inteiior
U.s. Geological Survey
"...State rules in maintaining the current water-quality conditions for Barton Springs and associated Edwards aquifer. The purpose of this..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

Preserving What's Left
A 2,400-acre spot south of Buda could be the latest conservation easement purchased to maintain the health of the Edwards Aquifer
"...2,400-acre spot south of Buda, could be the latest conservation easement purchased to maintain the health of the Barton..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

A Rural Riddle
Hays County Water Planning Partnership forms to try and stop unmitigated growth
"...Village of Bee Cave on Highway 71 to Dripping Springs along U.S. 290, and could potentially serve thousands of..."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Hays County Water War Continues
Lawsuits and legislation address water regulation
"...The lawsuit, filed by Trinity Edwards Springs Protection Association, argues that the Hays Trinity Groundwater..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Vicki Wolf

Creedmoor Need More
The city of Austin and the BSEACD are skeptical of Creedmoor-Maha's request to triple its pumping limits.
"...triple the amount of water he draws from the Edwards Aquifer. A descendant of Reconstruction-era settlers with deep Texas..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

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