Take Action: Milam & Burleson Counties’ Groundwater Hearing

The Vista Ridge project will pump immense amounts of groundwater from underneath Milam and Burleson Counties, to ship down to San Antonio. This project will promote unsustainable development, impose major rate hikes on San Antonio water customers, leave rural landowners with dry wells, and permanently harm the water resources of our community and our state.

If it wasn’t bad enough already, now Vista Ridge wants to pump even more water! It’s applied for a permit amendment to increase the amount it can pump from the Simsboro aquifer. The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) has scheduled a hearing before its Board on October 3.

If you live in Milam or Burleson County, please make plans to attend the October 3rd hearing! If you have a registered well, you may be able to be recognized as an “affected person” and seek a contested case hearing. You must file papers to contest the permit amendment application no later than SEPTEMBER 26.…

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