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Opinion: Rules Needed for Cross-County Water Pumping

The proposed Vista Ridge water project, which would pump water from the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer across five counties to the city of San Antonio, could threaten the Hill Country through uncontrolled development.

Lee County resident Hilde Sides protests the Vista Ridge Water Supply Project with other Lee and Bastrop County residents ...

The proposed Vista Ridge water project, which would pump water from the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer across five counties to the city of San Antonio, could threaten the Hill Country through uncontrolled development, resulting in exurban sprawl, writes Christy Muse, executive director of the Hill Country Alliance. She calls for a multi-jurisdictional regional plan, with more oversight given to counties for land use and development. (Austin American-Statesman)

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