District Operational Changes Update – COVID-19

April 24, 2021 – At this time, the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District office will be open to the public by appointment only. You may contact the District by calling the main phone line and a member of our staff will be happy to assist you or set up an appointment if needed. Adjusted business hours are from 9am – 4pm Monday-Friday. When visiting our office by appointment, we strongly encourage members of the public to have a mask and maintain a 6ft distance.

If you are dropping off paperwork (permit applications, meter readings, etc.) please place these documents in the locked black drop box on the brick post to the left. Staff will be checking mail and the drop box weekly and will contact you as soon as they are able with confirmation of receipt.

District Main Phone line: 512-282-8441

The District continues to monitor and heed advice from local, state, and federal officials on the developing state of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the interest of public health and safety and recent state orders, the District operations and District staff will continue to be available by phone and email, in addition to appointments, as we transition from working remotely. The District continues to conduct business and fulfill its mission to the best of its ability during these changed operations.

Contact Us:

Brian Smith Ext 106
Dana Wilson Ext 101
Erin Swanson Ext 108
David Marino Ext 120
Justin Camp Ext 110
Kendall Bell-Enders Ext 112
Shannon DeLong Ext 102
Tammy Raymond Ext 100
Vanessa Escobar Ext 114
Michael Redman Ext 109
Jeff Watson Ext 107

To assist you with your inquiries during this changed operational period please refer to the guidance below.

Contact our Regulatory Compliance staff if you have any questions regarding permitting, well drilling, or drought compliance. You may also visit our website at:  https://bseacd.org/regulatory/permits/

Contact our Communications & Outreach Manager if you have any questions regarding education programs, Well Water Checkup, or scholarship applications. You may also visit our website at: https://bseacd.org/scholarships and https://bseacd.org/education/well-owners/

Contact our Aquifer Science staff if you have any questions regarding water level monitoring, drought stages, well monitoring, or aquifer data.  You may also visit our website at:  https://bseacd.org/aquifer-science/drought-status/

If you have any questions regarding invoices, finances or administration, please contact our Administration staff via email or phone.

For general management questions contact Vanessa Escobar, General Manager vescobar@bseacd.org or ext. 114

We thank you for your patience and understanding during these uncertain times. We will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves and update our procedures as needed. More information can be found on our website at www.bseacd.org.

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BSEACD is a groundwater conservation district charged by the Texas Legislature to preserve, conserve, and protect the aquifers and groundwater resources within its jurisdiction, which includes parts of three central Texas counties. It is governed by a Board of five elected directors and staffed with hydrogeologists, groundwater regulatory compliance specialists, environmental educators, geospatial systems specialists, and administrative support personnel.