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September 5, 2012 | 1,964 views | 9 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Residents living around Floresville may have noticed large trucks pulling up to fire hydrants recently to fill their tanks with water.  . . .

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Ex-Tiger  
CA  
September 10, 2012 11:48am
 
In the know: I'm not saying you shouldn't be concerned but the city official do not have to notify or ask the citizens permission to make a decision. Although it may behoove them as politicians to exercise that option. The... More ›

 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
September 10, 2012 11:35am
 
I'm curious. How does the city meter the water being pumped out of theses hydrants????

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
September 9, 2012 7:37am
 
Well duh. We've known this for some time. "Agua es vida". Water is life. And our lives are being sold to the highest bidder.

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
September 8, 2012 1:10pm
 
"like Bill Clinton said in his speech, use common sense and ARITHMETIC!!" Trouble is, his arithmetic adds up to bankruptcy.

 
In the know  
Floresville  
September 8, 2012 8:51am
 
This is another example of city leadership making a decision without the input or concern from the citizens of Floresville. Now do you understand why we are fighting City Hall and how important this election is? I do remember... More ›

 
Concerned Tax Payer  
Floresville, Texas  
September 8, 2012 8:21am
 
Ms. Pollock, as Mr. Miller points out, anytime you open a hydrant in the system, it potentially will lower pressure across the system. Additionally, the avaliable water is a finite resource. When you take some out, you have less... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
September 5, 2012 9:44am
 
This has been happening for some time now and we finally get an answer to it. what fund does this money go to and how is it being used for the city of Floresville?

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
September 5, 2012 6:09am
 
Ms Pollok: You obviously have not read the report provided by M&S Engineering that urgently recommends the development of a water model! This water model, according to M&S Engineering is needed to insure the adequacy... More ›

 
LaLa Land  
Floresville, TX  
September 5, 2012 5:13am
 
I asked about this months ago and we finally get an answer? What, the City trying to look good. Who's pot is that money going into?

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