Judge Doyal’s excellent comment highlights outstanding presentation at SJRA on flood studies

Conroe, June 13 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s comment on a major community misconception about flooding highlighted an outstanding presentation by consultants to the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) on the Flood Protection Study and Flood Early Warning System Project. The meeting occurred at the SJRA’s Boardroom overlooking the beautiful Lake Conroe Dam (the […]

Australian Water Association calls for papers for the 2017 World Toilet Summit

Canberra, Australia, July 4 – The Australian Water Association has called for the submission of scholarly papers for the 2017 World Toilet Summit.The World Toilet Summit is a unique global platform bringing together sanitation stakeholders annually for cross-sector collaboration. The summit has travelled across the globe to India, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Russia, Indonesia and South […]

Letter to the Editor: Drain the Stinking SJRA Swamp

Dear Editor: This is in response to letters to the Editor and the ongoing Public Relations (PR) campaign by the SJRA and LSGWD. It’s sad that they continue to publish misinformation and misleading facts to support their bloated bureaucracies. They have gotten a bit smarter and are using surrogates to help spread their propaganda. Unfortunately […]

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS: Abbott signs LSGCD board member election legislation into law

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS: Austin, May 18 – Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1982 into law, to go into effect September 1, 2017, which provides for election of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD)! House Bill 1982, authored by Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) and […]

Senator Creighton provides update on LSGCD legislation, fights deceptive liberal media on wrongful birth bill

Senator Creighton provides update on LSGCD legislation, fights deceptive liberal media on wrongful birth bill

Image: Senator Brandon Creighton, District 4 (R-The Woodlands). Conroe, March 15 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) provided a legislative update on two major issues pending before the 85th Texas Legislature. Senator Creighton is Vice Chairman of the Senate Business & Commerce Committee and serves on the Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs, Criminal […]

President Trump issues executive order on water rights

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to rewrite an Obama administration rule that would shield many wetlands and small streams from development and pollution. Trump promised during his campaign to withdraw the measure, describing it as a classic case of federal overreach. Environmental groups say they’ll fight in court […]

BREAKING NEWS: Commissioners Court Appoints Melder To LSGCD Board

Conroe, February 14-The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to appoint fearless water rights advocate and former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to replace immediately longtime President Richard Tramm. County Judge, Craig Doyal, expressed some reservations about Melder’s potential conflicts of interest, because Melder […]

Commissioners Court to Interview, Appoint Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board Candidates

Conroe, February 12 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting after the conclusion of the regular Court meeting at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, to interview and take appropriate action regarding the appointment of a Board of Directors member for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Several candidates with very […]

Quadvest President Sequeira Thanks Governor Abbott for Serious Proposals to Protect Property Owners Rights from Special Purpose District Abuses

Magnolia, February 8 – Simon Sequeira, President of Quadvest Water and Sewer Utility, a major private groundwater producer in Montgomery, has thanked Governor Greg Abbott for the Governor’s serious proposals during the 85th Texas Legislature to protect the property rights of landowners in Montgomery County and elsewhere from special purpose district abuses. In a statement […]

Ham Discusses $10 Million Per Year Problem for Taxpayers in Midst of Water War

Ham Discusses $10 Million Per Year Problem for Taxpayers in Midst of Water War

Conroe, January 29 – Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham spoke with The Golden Hammer today about water issues Montgomery County citizens face, particularly as they relate to over-regulation and price-gouging of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) and the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). The Conroe City Council voted unanimously on January 26 to […]