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2007 Water Archives
• Study asks 'Can brackish source produce drinking water?' (8/29/07)
• Disposal of desalination by-product presents dilemma (8/15/07)
• Brackish water underground could help meet region’s needs (7/25/07)
• SAWS explores desalination (7/18/07)
• Evergreen is protecting local water (7/4/07)

• SARA continues gathering input on flood control (6/27/07)
• Stockdale officials ponder wastewater issues (5/30/07)
• Water series will quench thirsty minds (5/16/07)
• Larrison, others update S.S. Water Supply board (4/25/07)
• SAWS applies to expand sewer service area (3/21/07)

2006 Water Archives
• Water in Gonzales County remains there — for now (10/18/06)
• Water board unveils draft plan (9/13/06)
• Council votes to join regional water alliance (7/19/06)
• Summer water rates remain ‘hot’ issue (7/19/06)
• Lambeck reports steep drop in level of test water well (7/19/06)
• S.S. Water elects new directors (4/26/06)
• Water corporation issues stage 1 water restrictions (4/19/06)
• Hopes trickle away as water plan fails (1/11/06)

2005 Water Archives
• Region L water plan flows onward (12/14/05)
• Water supplier responds to public concerns (12/14/05)
• Background crucial to understanding water issues, projects (12/14/05)
• January deadline for submission of Texas water plans approaches (11/23/05)
• Last chance for water comments Nov. 17 (11/16/05)
• Evergreen adopts new water rules (11/16/05)
• Cibolo runs low, emotions run high (10/26/05)
• Cibolo could transfer treated wastewater (10/19/05)
• Potential effects of Carrizo pumping projects are ‘scary’ (8/3/05)
• ‘Leave our water alone,’ residents say to water planners (7/27/05)
• Wilson County residents oppose regional water plan (7/27/05)
• Water plan will cause problems (Guest Editorial) (7/27/05)
• Last chance to speak out on regional water issues (7/20/05)
• Regional water planners release first draft (7/13/05)
• Board approves draft of 2006 water plan (6/8/05)
• No last-minute changes to draft of water plan (6/1/05)
• 'Please don't take our water' (5/11/05)
• Residents voice concerns on wells (4/6/05)
• Judge, resident ask planners to drop Wilson County water from regional plan (2/9/05)

• New hope for area residents? (1/26/05)
• Worried about a water shortage (1/26/05)
• Pipeline project draws criticism (1/19/05)
• SAWS plans project meetings (1/12/05)

2004 Water Archives
• Rains bring latest round of flooding (12/1/04)
• Flood funds on the way (11/10/04)
• There's something in the water (9/15/04)
• Local water districts meet (8/18/04)
• Teachers go back to school for water education (7/14/04)
• SAWS briefs Gonzales County residents on Carrizo Aquifer project (7/14/04)
• Water quality projects among priorities in SARA’s 2004-05 budget (6/23/04)
• Council members encouraged to learn more about project (6/16/04)
• Council discusses water quality (6/2/04)
• Citizens question SAWS project (6/2/04)

• SAWS board approves purc
hase (4/28/04)
• Banner year for weather modification (3/3/04)

Water plan draws public interest (1/14/04)
Solution to ground water already on books (1/14/04)

2003 Water Archives
•There's something in the water (12/3/03)
•New interest in region coming from San Antonio River Authority (10/22/03)
Texas Clean Rivers Program Basin Summary Report (8/27/03)
Evergreen board discusses status of 10-year-old jet-fuel spill (4/30/03)
• Storing water for dry times: SAWS facility functional and educational (4/23/03)
• Harvesting rain (1/2003)
• 2006 plan calls for less water (1/2003)
• Candidates file for river authority's board (1/1/03)

Residents' complaints stop SAWS' rural sludge program (1/1/03)

2002 Water Archives
State agency seeks local data from agricultural irrigation (9/18/02)
Metro population downsized in water planning (9/4/02)
Evergreen continues to talk with SAWS (8/14/02)
Population study: region climbs, county triples in future (8/7/02)
Testing water wells for contamination (8/7/02)
Evergreen to SAWS: 'What's your complaint now?' (7/31/02)
Evergreen to hear SAWS’ proposal; south Bexar election on hold (7/17/02)
River authority sets tax rate above zero (6/26/02)
• River authority to vote on return of property tax (5/22/02)
• After the election - photo (5/15/02)
• SAWS officials meet the press, discuss projects (5/8/02)
• Most incumbents win; East Central bonds OK'd; Evergreen annexation fails (5/8/02)
• Feds OK water election; Evergreen considers ASR (4/24/02)
• South Bexar water elction on - for now (4/17/02)
• River board OKs La Vernia sewer plan (3/27/02)
• Evergreen's voting plan expanded; irrigation studied (3/20/02)
• TNRCC official to explain water-well policy (3/20/02)
• La Vernia council balks at SARA's $35,000 proposal (3/20/02)
• Aquifer board orders south-Bexar election — again (3/6/02)
• Bexar, water politics mixed in hearing(2/27/02)
• River authority ponders return of tax(2/27/02)
• Bexar commissioners: yea SAWS and BexarMet, boo Evergreen(2/20/02)
• Election, partly thwarted by bioterrorism, canceled (1/30/02)
• Evergreen to sidestop lawsuit, re-schedule election? (1/23/02)
• Federal judge halts southern-Bexar water election (1/16/02)
• SAWS downsizes South Bexar plan for aquifer pumping (1/9/02)

2001 Water Archives
• SAWS, BexarMet ganging up on Evergreen district? (12/26/01)
• TNRCC authorizes drilling of SAWS’ wells in southern Bexar (12/5/01)

• Ground-water district orders annexation vote in south Bexar (11/7/01)
• Evergreen, SAWS meet in south Bexar (10/31/01)
• County endorses Bexar water vote (10/24/01)
• SARA, local residents challenge Cibolo Creek water plan (9/26/01)
• SAWS’ president: Lose the ‘800-pound gorilla’ (9/26/01)
• Fearing SAWS, Bexar residents petition Evergreen (8/22/01)
•Express-News column on ‘Cibolo Reservoir’ criticized (8/1/01)
•Regional water plan uncertain, under state criticism (6/13/01)
•'Ecleto Creek Reservoir' hot topic at courthouse (6/06/01)
•'Ecleto Creek Reservoir' idea weighed, studied (3/28/01)
•Come hell and high water: driving in floods risky (3/21/01)
•Aquifer district to SAWS: 'We don't trust you' (3/7/01)
•Aquifer board is angry over SAWS' plan (2/28/01)
•S.A. unlikely to ever push for local reservoir? (1/10/01)
•Regional water plan headed to state (1/10/01)

2000 Water Archives
•Large price tag seen in regional water plan (12/13/00)
•Caldwell County group asks for new reservoir in plan (11/8/00)
Aquifer district gets research aid from TAMU, Corpus (10/18/00)
•S.A. water crowd condemns ‘$15 billion’ regional plan (10/4/00)

Now a regional player, Evergreen plans growth (9/20/00)

With a water plan before public, group ties loose ends (9/13/00)
•Version of water plan being printed for public view (8/23/00)
•Focus report: planning good, San Antonio 'is wasteful (8/9/00)'

•Water planners consider request, add reservoir option to ‘draft’ plan (8/2/00)

•Videos from the July 20 Wilson County water meeting (7/20/00)

•Planners from two regions work on Colorado River deal (7/26/00)

•$2.3 billion in water projects proposed to regional planners (7/12/00)

•Regional planners heed aquifer district's new water limit (7/7/00)

•Regional water sidebar (7/7/00)

•Engineer presents new water-demand, population projections (6/28/00)

Chamber receives briefing on regional water issues, adds new members (6/21/00)

•Rural-aquifer board challenges regional data (6/21/00)

•Addressing ‘needs’(Photo 6/21/00)

Water planner: Wilson wants assurance it's not 'raped' (6/21/00)

•Public issue: water (Photo 6/14/00)

•Planners take no action on Panhandle-water proposal (6/7/00)

•Austin tosses wrench in regional water planning (6/7/00)

•Aquifer board cracks down on unpaid irrigation loans (6/7/00)

•Cheap water for future ag irrigation eluding planners? (5/10/00)

•Cibolo survives cut, w/sidebar (5/3/00)

•South Central, coastal water planners see common goal (4/26/00)

Calculating water underground — give or take a trillion gallons (4/26/00)
•Water supply options percolating (4-12-00)

•BexarMet comes courting Evergreen board (4-5-00)
SAWS' aquifer storage and recovery project advances (3-22-00)
Council says no to Cibolo Reservoir (3-15-00)
•Water planners study 'alternative' approaches, OK new options for study (3-8-00)

•Aldermen balk at request to oppose Cibolo Reservoir (3-1-00)
•Anti-San Antonio sentiment emerges in water meeting (3-1-00)
•Local response to regional-water options increasing (2-23-00)
•Environmental impact of water-supply options rated (2-16-00)
•BexarMet releases water 'wish list'; planners now working on alternative plans (2-9-00)
•In emergency session, county officials OK anti-Cibolo reservoir proclamation (2-2-00)
•Citizens’ group tells water planners of opposition to reservoir (2-1-00)
•Edwards Aquifer Authority, SAWS release 'wish lists' (2-1-00)
•Local Cibolo Reservoir meeting set for affected landowners (1-12-00)

1999 Water Archives
•Regional water planners discuss aquifer options; Evergreen officials are wary (12-29-99)
•Cibolo Reservoir 'biggest thing we could do' for the county, LaVernia businessman tells regional planners (12-22-99)
•Rural reservoirs, water planner says, should be 'last of all options' (12-8-99)
•Board reviews water projections (12-1-99)
•Regional planners studying rural reservoirs, other options (11-17-99)
•Ag commissioner urges rural involvement in state water planning (11-3-99)
•Regional water planning hits speed bump (10-27-99)
•Aquifer board considers computer modeling (9-29-99)
•Four-county water meeting looks to 2050 (9-15-99)

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