Despite district court ruling, SJRA argues for stringent groundwater regulations in letter to Lone Star GCD Board

  Conroe, March 13 – Prior to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s (LSGCD) Board of Directors meeting last night, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), through a letter from its General Manager Jace Houston, and its close ally, the Woodlands Joint Powers Agency, tried to put the scare into the LSGCD to continue to […]

Metcalf swears in elected Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board

Conroe, November 18 – State Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), the primary author of the legislation during the 85th Legislative Session which re-established the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) with an elected rather than appointed board, enjoyed the honor of administering the Oath of Office to the newly-elected Board members at the LSGCD meeting on […]

In adopting groundwater regulations that restrict private property rights, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District ignored renewed engineer-hydrologist Harden’s scientific testimony

Conroe, September 30 – When the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (“LSGCD”) on September 18, 2018, voted 5 to 4 to adopt groundwater regulations, which greatly restrict private property owners’ rights and will force water users to purchase expensive surface water from the San Jacinto River Authority (“SJRA”) at monopolistic prices, they ignored hard science […]