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Diane Savage, a Stockdale-area resident who represents Wilson County on the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District board, reacts to the news that landowners could forfeit all rights to water produced by wells on their land if they lease Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer water to the Cibolo Valley Local Government Corp.
Wilson County News April 1, 2015 5,208 views 7 comments
Texas continues to be touted across the nation as a land of economic opportunity for those disenchanted with high taxes, high unemployment, and an unfavorable business climate. But as more people make their migration into the Lone Star State, they all have one need -- water. . . .
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1st they should not selling water to SAWS. 2nd I don't like knowing that a large portion of this water is going to be dumped back in to a storm drain because these people think they have to have a golf course green for a yard... More ›
1st they should not selling water to SAWS. 2nd I don't like knowing that a large portion of this water is going to be dumped back in to a storm drain because these people think they have to have a golf course green for a yard in the middle of a south Texas summer. Water is one of the top most valuable resourses and when you drive through these communities you see sprinklers running when it is raining or super green lawns in August. If you are buying water from someone else becasue you have exceeded your own supply then you should be looking at strict water conservation. As a farmer I irrigate only enough to supply vegitation for my lifestock and use water to water my livestock. We also use our grey water to help with irrigation. Also they could use water from Wilcock and then desalinate it for public use instead of tapping others water rights.
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire Adkins, TX April 6, 2015 2:54pm
Sell UC/Cibolo/Schertz/Randolph the water that they've been sending down to you....via the sewage discharge located ...about 200-300 yards upstream from the intersection of Dietz creek and Cibolo creek/southeast of 3009/78 intersection.... More ›
Sell UC/Cibolo/Schertz/Randolph the water that they've been sending down to you....via the sewage discharge located ...about 200-300 yards upstream from the intersection of Dietz creek and Cibolo creek/southeast of 3009/78 intersection. The back/south of the vacant property east of the Schertz Animal Hospital on 78. If you know what your looking for, you can see the discharge pipe from the sewer plant in the creek. On Google maps look for the white bubbles to locate the pipe.
Frank L Bain Jr Stockdale, TX April 4, 2015 3:59pm
I don't share the concern (or the suspicion) of "newguyntown." Judge Jackson is only stating the obvious: each landowner has his own mind to make up. I'm glad there remains enough freedom-of-choice and right-of-private-property... More ›
I don't share the concern (or the suspicion) of "newguyntown." Judge Jackson is only stating the obvious: each landowner has his own mind to make up. I'm glad there remains enough freedom-of-choice and right-of-private-property to leave the decision with land/property owners. A decision to lease or sell water rights is not unlike any choice Americans still get to make about any asset they try to acquire, or operate for gain, or simply preserve, or just leave for grandchildren, or simply liquidate to make ends meet. If we live long enough, we'll look back on each decision either with comfort or regret. Meanwhile, we are wise to do lots and lots of "due diligence" before signing or selling anything that diminishes the nature of our land, mineral, and water rights. Judge Jackson gets that same privilege (and responsibility) without answering to me.
Landowners should be "afraid, very afraid," to sign with this company. I hear the lease is 35-plus pages long. How in the world could any agreement take that many pages? I've worked on many complex intellectual... More ›
Landowners should be "afraid, very afraid," to sign with this company. I hear the lease is 35-plus pages long. How in the world could any agreement take that many pages? I've worked on many complex intellectual property agreements that were much shorter! I believe even oil leases are typically shorter than that! At the very least, anyone who's thinking of giving up their water rights (and their children's) should have their attorneys provide them a complete, section by section, written explanation of rights, obligations, liabilities, indemnities and each and every other term and condition (and then hope and pray their attorneys have covered everything) -- and then sit with their attorneys to discuss how they might be affected. AND, if they care, how this company will address future issues caused by their theft of water from those of us who choose to leave our natural resources right where they are to the extent possible.
land owners beware,, speak with your neighbors and stop them from selling.. the county judge showed great leadership didn't he ? maybe he has some property he has leased? its your future don't be short sighted.