Texas News

News > Texas News > Public input sought on aquifer

Public input sought on aquifer

Monday will be San Antonio's first chance to comment on possible changes to the management of the Edwards Aquifer that aim to balance the demand for water and the need to sustain endangered species.
For the past two decades, those who depend on the aquifer, including the San Antonio Water System and BexarMet, have operated under the fear that the federal government or state legislature could drastically limit pumping.

“We all have known we had to do something, but we never owned up to it,” said Weir Labatt, a member of the Texas Water Development Board who has been involved with water issues in San Antonio since his time on the City Council starting in 1986.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/livinggreensa/Public_input_sought_on_aquifer.html

Texas News

The Houston Police Officers Union asked the FBI Wednesday to investigate two videos posted on the Internet that...
In the wake of the deadly shooting of a Harris County deputy last weekend, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued a...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation...
The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter. The Electric...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Racing Commission has suspended operations - meaning horse and dog racing tracks...