On July 13, 2017 Electro Purification submitted a Production Permit Application for 912.5 million gallons a year (2.5 MGD) to be produced from the Middle Trinity Aquifer for the purposes of Wholesale Public Water Supply. This application is currently under review. Click here for latest activity.
|10/1/16-2/28/17||Aquifer testing and data collection occurred from the period of October 2016 through
February 2017. Previous information pertaining to the Electro Purification Test Well Application.
|7/13/17||Electro Purification Submits 1) Production Permit Application (Contracts) 2) Hydrogeologic Report 3) Seven Well Modification Applications|
|10/11/17||Disitrict requests additional information from applicant:|
|11/16/17||Applicant submits information in response to 10/11/17 RFI:|
|12/14/17||Applicant submits revised additional information in response to 10/11/17 RFI:|
|10/10/17 – 2/19/18||District completes a series of evaluations of the applicant’s submitted hydrogeological report. These evaluations are compiled in the following three technical memos.
|2/20/18||District provides EP with notice of the General Manager’s Preliminary Finding|
|3/21/2018||Applicant submits proposed Compliance Monitoring Plans to District:|
|3/30/2018||District requests additional information from applicant on proposed compliance plans:|
|4/13/18||Applicant submits revised additional information in response to 3/30/18 RFI: *Note* per the District’s application requirements , the applicant has submitted these proposed plans for staff consideration. However, this plan does not reflect the District’s final review and recommendations.|
|4/16/18||INTERA Inc (3rd party geoscience/engineering consulting firm) on behalf of BSEACD, completes a technical memorandum summary that evaluates the potential effects of the proposed EP pumping on water levels.
INTERA Inc (3rd party geoscience/engineering consulting firm) on behalf of BSEACD/GMA 10, completes a Draft technical memorandum summary that documents the evaluation of potential of hydrogeologic impacts to the Trinity Aquifer.
|5/21/18||The staff review of EP’s permit application package including additional submitted plans like the Compliance Monitoring Plan, Impact Avoidance Plan and Mitigation Plan, is administratively complete. The General Manager’s Statement of Position is a final staff review and permit recommendation that includes proposed special permit provisions. This document IS NOT a Board approved permit decision.|
|6/3/18||Electro Purification published public notice in the San Marcos Record on June 3, 2018.
Public comment period runs from 6/4/18 – 6/25/18. Comments or requests for a contested case hearing must be submitted to the District in writing by email, mail or hand delivery to 1124 Regal Row, Austin, Texas 78748; facsimile (512) 282-7016; or, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
|6/18/18||A public information meeting to review the permitting process, permit details and conditions was held on Monday, June 18 from 6-8pm at the Wimberley Community Center.
Information Session on Draft Permit for Electro Purification