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Group Formed to Protect Trinity, Edwards Aquifers and Springs
February 25, 2015

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Group Formed  to Protect Trinity,Edwards Aquifers and SpringsFebruary 25, 2015
    TheTrinity Edwards SpringsProtection Association (TESPA)today announced its formation as a Texasnon---profit corporation createdto protect these aquifersand their associated springs. In the process, TESPA seeks to bring clarity to the groundwater propertyrights associated with owning land over the Trinity and EdwardsAquifers and associated springs.
     TESPA was formed as a responseto the attempt by a private company– Electro Purification --- to develop and sell 5.1 million gallonsper day of groundwater from the TrinityAquifer...
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When Will Austin’s Swimming Holes Dry Up? by Lani Alvarez on February 18, 2015
February 22, 2015
RootsRated Stories How Central Texas aquifers (and pumping them out) affect your outdoor recreation For those of us who swim, paddle, fish, hunt, or simply just enjoy the flowing waters of Central Texas, no water means no play. While aquifers—those vast underground rivers—remain mysterious and unseen far below us, they have a huge impact on our everyday life. Not just for drinking and showering, but for recreation as well.

In addition to water playgrounds like Barton Springs, take Jacob’s Well in Wimberley, for example, one of the finest swimming holes in Central Texas...
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LCRA: Current drought worst on record for Central Texas
February 19, 2015
AUSTIN (KXAN) – The ongoing drought impacting Central Texas’ Highland Lakes is the worst the region has experienced since the lakes were built in the 1930s, according to data from the Lower Colorado River Authority presented at a Wednesday meeting. Preliminary LCRA data shows the Highland Lakes are in a new “critical period,” drier than the 1947-57 drought previously considered the worst on record. The Highland Lakes include lakes Travis, Buchanan, Inks, LBJ and Austin. Lakes Travis and Buchanan serve as the primary water supply for the city of Austin and several other Central Texas cities...
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