Quadvest and RAW President Sequeira sets record straight, accuses San Jacinto River Authority of price-gouging for water

Conroe, August 1 – Simon Sequeira, President of Quadvest Water and Sewer Utility, set the record about water straight and accused the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) of price-gouging. SJRA advocates water purchases from SJRA’s surface water inventory and is pushing to regulate groundwater out of the competitive water market. Sequeira is the Eighth Most […]

University of Houston study shows no linkage between deep groundwater production and subsidence in Montgomery County

Montgomery County, July 25 – While neither property rights advocates, Board members of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, nor San Jacinto River Authority General Manager Jace Houston and his pro-surface water allies have mentioned it, there’s actually an extremely important scientific article which appeared in the International Journal of Geophysics, a highly-respected academic journal, concerning […]

SJRA, Big Water pack Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Town Hall to create fear, divert attention from SJRA’s monopolization of water, failure to fulfill its job duties

SJRA, Big Water pack Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Town Hall to create fear, divert attention from SJRA’s monopolization of water, failure to fulfill its job duties

Image: Renowned hydrologist Robert Harden finally got to present facts and hydrological models after the San Jacinto River Authority and its Big Water allies sought to foment fear at the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 22, 2019. The Woodlands, April 28 – The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Board […]

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board begins to lean to flushing public dollars, supports groundwater regulation at February 12 meeting

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board begins to lean to flushing public dollars, supports groundwater regulation at February 12 meeting

Image: Aren’t you proud that the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District is flushing your money, which you paid through high water bills, into programs to make themselves feel good? Conroe, February 18 – 88 days into office, the newly-elected Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD), which came into office with […]

LSGCD President Melder leads with wise words

Conroe, December 13 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) President Webb Melder began the Tuesday, December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting with wise words that explain the direction he hopes to see LSGCD go. Melder read this statement immediately after the opening prayer and Pledges to the United States and Texas flags. “ALL […]

Reprinted Guest Editorial: Montgomery County is the Saudi Arabia of Water, but you’d never know it looking at your water bill

Publisher’s Note: Kirk Osborn holds a degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has been deeply involved with technological advances in the petroleum industry for more than three decades. The Golden Hammer appreciates this wonderful discussion and illustration Osborne provided after a recent conversation he had with Jim Spigener, one of the […]

Lone Star GCD defers adoption of “management plan” for one week

Conroe, September 11 – The Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) voted to defer action on the proposed groundwater water regulation “management plan” for one week until a public hearing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., at the LSGCD’s gigantic office building located at 655 Conroe Park North, […]