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Water Wars Not Over in Hays County

Plans to pump water from a previously unregulated part of the Trinity Aquifer continue to stir controversy in Hays County, even after legislation brought the aquifer under the control of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.

Electro Purification's wells (the yellow dots on the map) are outside any regulator's purview. They're also near many other …

Plans to pump water from a previously unregulated part of the Trinity Aquifer continue to stir controversy in Hays County, even after legislation brought the aquifer under the control of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. The BSEACD will host a public board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22, to discuss the final pumping permit for Electro Purification, which is now pumping water under the use of a temporary permit. (The University Star)

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