Public Hearing – City of Buda

Notice is given that Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Board of Directors will hold a Public Hearing at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. at the District office located at 1124 Regal Row, Austin, TX, 78748. The City of Buda, 405 E Loop St, Buda, TX, 78610, filed an […]

District Declares Stage IV Drought

District staff measure the Lovelady monitor well. On the right the staff member holds an orange measuring tape. On the left is the well along with the gauge that records measurements daily.

Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (the District) officially declared Stage IV Exceptional Drought on December 14, 2023 for the first time in their 36-year history. Stage IV declaration restrictions will take effect on January 1, 2024. This transition is a result of the Lovelady monitor well, one of two drought trigger determinants, reaching a 10-day […]

Senate Bill 1745 Passes

View of Texas state capitol from the grounds

Written by Dr. Tim Loftus The 88th Legislature, Regular Session passed SB 1745 that will take effect on September 1, 2023. The new law allows the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (the District) to gradually increase Trinity production permit fees over the next few years to become equivalent to the fee for Conditional Edwards permits. […]