Hays County, News, Wimberley
Aquifer districts settle lawsuits: Needmore still allowed to pump 289 million gallons
By Sahar Chmais
It was a fight between two aquifer districts, but in the end House Bill 3405, passed in 2015, meant that a permit allowing pumpage of more than 289 million gallons of water had to be granted.
A lawsuit filed by Trinity Edwards Spring Protection Association (TESPA) in early 2020 combatting the permit ended with slight oversight of the permit through 2027.
In 2019, the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) granted a well water permit to Needmore LLC. to withd...