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Urgent Bastrop & Lee County Meetings!

Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape, an aquifer guardian.

Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape, an aquifer guardian.

Did you see today’s opinion-editorial by Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape? Way to go Judge!

The League of Independent Voters is calling two special and urgent meetings. One for Bastrop County and one for Lee County:

  1. This Saturday, Oct. 18, 2 pm-3:30 pm, at the Bastrop Library (1100 Church Street, Bastrop).

  2. Next Tuesday evening, Oct. 21, 6:30-8 pm, at the Giddings Library, 276 N Orange Street.

Please pass this along and bring your neighbors!

San Antonio Water System (SAWS) may be pulling a fast one. Tomorrow, SAWS is calling a special meeting of their own to “tweak” the $3.4 billion Vista Ridge contract they already signed! Remember, the Vista Ridge project involves a 142-mile pipeline to move 50,000 acre-feet per year of groundwater from our area aquifer (the Simsboro formation of the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer) in Burleson County to San Antonio! That portion of the Simsboro only recharges by 2,000 acre-feet-year, according a UT study in 2012.

Please continue to ask folks to sign our letter to the San Antonio City Council and add their own comments: Click here

If you know folks in San Antonio (or these additionally affected counties — Milam, Burleson, Comal, Hays and Bandera counties) please get them to sign the letter too and include their own comments.

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