The Memorial Day flooding along the Blanco River that devastated my hometown of Wimberley is a wake-up call that climate-related disasters are increasing.
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After his tour of the Wimberley flood damage, Dan Patrick revived a groundwater bill that if passed would protect residents’ water wells in Hays County.
In a last-minute surprise, an El Paso Democrat is holding up a bill that would bring groundwater regulation to the “white zone” of Hays County, an area without a groundwater district and potentially unlimited pumping.
Fighting over groundwater rights is all too common in Texas, but the Electro Purification deal has inflamed people unlike any other.
In hindsight, perhaps Greg LaMantia, a scion of a South Texas family who made its fortune as a regional Budweiser distributor, shouldn’t have named his 5,000-acre spread near Wimberley “Needmore Ranch.”