In July of 2017, Electro Purification, LLC ("EP") applied for a groundwater production permit at the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District ("BSEACD") for a Middle Trinity Aquifer well field in Hays County. The permit application indicates that pumping rates will be phased in over time with a maximum permitted pumping rate of 2.5 million gallons per day (MGD), or approximately 912 million gallons per year, pumped from seven...


Many of you have been asking when to submit comments, whether there will be a meeting where BSEACD will discuss the permit, etc. Here is the timeline and procedure that BSEACD's rules lay out in hopefully a more digestible format.

BSEACD will send EP notice that its application is administratively complete and a PRELIMINARY decision on the permit on May 21.

Then the public will essentially have at most 30 days to comment (EP...


Impacts of the EP Permit

When: May 29th at 7:00 PM

Where: Saint Stephens Church, 6000 FM3237, Wimberley, TX 78676

TESPA will be holding a follow up meeting after the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District issues its preliminary decision on Electro Purification's permit application to pump 2.5 million gallons of groundwater a day from the Middle Trinity Aquifer near Driftwood and Wimberley. We intend to briefly discuss the preliminary...