Archive for June, 2009

Brown is Beautiful

tn_Springs_compressed.jpgTo address the severe drought conditions we are experiencing throughout the region, GEAA is mounting a campaign to give bragging rights to all of us who are pitching in to conserve water this summer.

We have three versions of yard signs available for display in your front yard that announce, “I’m not watering – I’m sharing my water with local farmers, our Hill Country springs, or Whooping Cranes.”

GEAA members are aware of the ...

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Conflict brews over recharge development in San Marcos

San Marcos City Council members voted 6-1 last week in favor of annexing 22.5 acres of aquifer recharge land on which out-of-town developers intend to place 40 units of townhomes and two lots of neighborhood commercial buildings.

Biologist and Science Director for the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance Tom Hayes asked council to vote against the annexation, “That recharge dam is on (Sink Creek). The creek is the major recharge to Spring Lake. If you sediment it, if you put the pollutants ...

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Annalisa is blogging for the San Antonio Express-News!

We are pleased to announce that the San Antonio Express News has given Annalisa her own blog to report what is going on with the Edwards Aquifer, the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance, and our member groups.

You can link to her blog here: Water Wonk Adding New Voices to the Blogosphere. To read her latest entry, go here: No Silver Bullets for Treating Emerging Water Pollutants.

Enjoy!

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