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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..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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

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

Sept. 6, 2019 News Post by Michael King

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

July 19, 1996 News Feature

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

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 rescue..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

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
"...22 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

Then There's This: Aquifer Angst
Will the city poop out on its fight to block a wastewater permit?
"...sewage in 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..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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

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

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 3-2..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

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

Controversial Pipeline to Cross the Hill Country
The PHP presents potential risks to Edwards Aquifer, and there is little Austin can do about it
"...that will cross the Texas Hill Country and the Edwards and Trinity aquifers. It cites the potential risk of..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

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 efforts..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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

May 1, 1998 Column

Taming the 12-Lane Monster
Task Force Finalizing Plan to Limit Environmental Damage From Aquifer Freeway
"...of the freeway from Loop 360 westward over the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone and through the center of Oak..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...soaks into the ground and goes down to the aquifer, and any pollution or impervious cover development in this..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Becoming Drought Tolerant
Central Texas looks for ways to balance population growth with future water supplies
"...largely supply Central Texas water: the Highland Lakes and Edwards Aquifer. The Highland Lakes – Buchanan, Inks, Lady Bird,..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Matter Over Mind
The proposed Cypress Realty Development in Dripping Springs
"...had unanimously approved the creation of a special water district for the development and given the nod to City..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

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

United States Department of the Inteiior
U.s. Geological Survey
"...the current water-quality conditions for Barton Springs and associated Edwards aquifer. The purpose of this letter is to provide..."

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
"...horizon. Much of this proposed development is over the Edwards Aquifer recharge and contributing zones, which ultimately affect drinking..."

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

The Road to Ruin
US290: We Built It, and Dammit, They're Coming
"...cut a 12-lane corridor through the heart of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone to Oak Hill, and possibly beyond...."

Jan. 19, 1996 News Feature

The Law(ns) of the Land
In a time of drought and water limits, some residents turn to drilling wells
"...concerned about the quality and the quantity of these aquifers as anybody else," says Blair, "because that's our livelihood."..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Gasoline Alley
The proposed Longhorn Pipeline fuels debate because of its proximity to South Austin neighborhoods, schools, and Edwards Aquifer.
"...50-year-old pipeline runs underground through South Austin, over the Edwards Aquifer, and within rumbling distance of at least 17..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

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