Update on impact of SAWS Desalination Project on Atascosa County

Mr. Morris Cowley, geologist Arthur Troell and Mr. Larry Fox, a Director on the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District (EUWCD), will speak to the Brush Country Republican Women next Thursday. They will give an update on the SAWS desalination project, statewide hearings that have been held on water extraction wells for desalination, and current legislation proposed by SAWS to increase well leases from 5 to 30 years.

They will also discuss the geological structure of the Carrizo and Wilcox aquifers, potential hazards of the water drawdown from the Wilcox and efforts by the EUWCD to protect Atascosa County Water. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 26 at the Rotary Building on the Strawberry Festival grounds at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

For more information please call Caroline at (830)276-4185.

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