This page lists permit notices and information related to large scale Production Permits Applications and Aquifer Tests in the Tier 3 category (>200,000,000 gallons per year). For information on administratively complete permits in the Tier 1 (2,000,000-12,000,000 gallons per year) & Tier 2 (12,000,000 - 200,000,000 gallons per year) categories please check the agenda backup materials page. Upon administrative completeness, Tier 1 and Tier 2 permit requests are noticed in local newspapers, through email, and will go before the Board for approval. To receive email notices of all permit requests, email Tammy Raymond with "Subscribe to Permit Notices email list" in the subject line.
Timeline 2017 In March 2017, the TCEQ granted permission to conduct an Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) pilot project at Ruby Ranch. 2019 In March of 2019, an extension was granted to continue the pilot project. In December 2019, TCEQ’s Water Supply Division granted the authorization for Ruby Ranch to use the ASR recovered water…Read More
UPDATE: Electro Purification LLC (EP) submitted a production permit application in July 2017. Their permit application was contested and it never reached the District’s Board of Directors for a decision. To date a production permit has not been issued and is not pumping from their wells. The District recently learned that EP has terminated their corporate…Read More
Download a Full Summary of Facts – Needmore Water LLC Download the Full Permit Certificate with Special Provisions Summary of Board Decision On December 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm at the Travis County Manchaca Fire Hall during its Regular Meeting, the Board of Directors denied the request from TESPA for a rehearing of the Needmore Water…Read More
Review Process for Electro Purification’s Test Well Permit Application On March 15, 2016, Electro Purification withdrew their Temporary Permit application (originally filed on September 18, 2015) and submitted a Test Well Permit application package. The applicant submitted the request to complete an aquifer test on three of the six existing test wells. The applicant intends…Read More
Regular Production Permits Approved (4/28/16) The District’s territory was expanded on June 19, 2015 through the passage of H.B. 3405 and well owners with an existing nonexempt use were immediately provided a three-month period to apply for a Temporary Permit. The Temporary Permits were issued in September/October 2015 and provided well owners with an interim authorization to…Read More