LCRA Applies for Groundwater Export Permit – Hearing Sept. 26th
LCRA seeks permit for 25,000 acre-feet/yr of groundwater from Griffith League Scout Ranch
Hearing set for September 26th, 7:00 pm, Bastrop Convention Center, 1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, TX 78602
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) applied with the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District (District) for groundwater operating and transport permits for eight (8) wells, for a total combined maximum annual production of up to 25,000 acre-feet/year on February 21, 2018. A public hearing on the application has been set for September 26, 2018.
Persons interested in opposing the permit must give notice to the Lost Pines GCD five (5) days BEFORE the hearing — by close of business on September 21, 2018 — to participate in a contested case hearing on the application. Friends of Bastrop Water and Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund will be holding a public meeting for persons interested in opposing the LCRA’s pending wells. The meeting is September 13, 2018 at 4:30 and 7 pm at the American Legion Hall, 303 Loop 150 E, Bastrop, TX 78602.…