Media Advisory: Lost Pines GCD expected to capitulate 46,000 acre-feet to End-Op

Media Advisory for August 10, 2016 For more info contact: Linda Curtis, 512-657-2089

Bastrop, Texas Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District Expected to Capitulate to End Op, L.P. Water Grab

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District has been under fire by water marketers,

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Tomorrow night, Lost Pines GCD is expected to capitulate to End Op, L.P’s permit demand for 46,000 acre-feet of groundwater per year (about 15 billion gallons). End Op’s permit, together with the already permitted Vista Ridge “San Antone Hose” for 50,000 acre-feet by Post Oak Savannah GCD could usher in private water marketers’ strategy to have the Legislature roll over for the “California Water Model”, a proven disaster.

Landowners, residents and a number of community organizations are preparing for an accelerated clash in the courts, giving rise to a new non-profit organization, the Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund.

Who:  Founders of Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund

What:  Lost Pines GCD Final Hearing on End Op, L.P. 46,000 AFY permit

Where:  Bastrop City Hall, 1311 Chestnut, Bastrop, TX

When:  Wednesday, August 10, 6 pm

More background from Environmental Stewardship provided here. #

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