Quadvest utility company criticizes Groundwater Management Area 14 proposed regional groundwater regulations

Publisher’s Note: The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, obtained a copy of the letter from Quadvest, L.P., a major local utility company and groundwater producer, to Groundwater Management Area 14 (GMA 14) of the Texas Water Development Board. GMA is the regional regulatory body overseeing groundwater conservation districts, including the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to take no action regarding subsidence

A cross-section of the groundwater aquifers under Montgomery County. Source: United States Geological Survey. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 28 – On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court addressed an agenda item on subsidence, the issue which has become a major controversy between Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) and […]

San Jacinto River Authority’s filthy lies to public raise Montgomery County Republican Party’s ire, as GOP demands reform during Legislative “sunset” process

San Jacinto River Authority’s filthy lies to public raise Montgomery County Republican Party’s ire, as GOP demands reform during Legislative “sunset” process

Image: Flies are one of the filthiest creatures on Earth. As a 2017 article in Scientific Reports explained, “Blowflies and houseflies are mechanical vectors inhabiting synanthropic environments around the world. They feed and breed in fecal and decaying organic matter…” After witnessing the anti-citizen behavior of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), one must question ‘is […]

Lone Star Groundwater District confronts, demands apology from SJRA for misleading public re subsidence

Lone Star Groundwater District confronts, demands apology from SJRA for misleading public re subsidence

Image: Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Director Jonathan Prykryl, who represents East Montgomery County on the Board, spoke emphatically to criticize the San Jacinto River Authority during the District’s Tuesday, February 9, 2021, meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 11 – The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s (LSGCD) Board of Directors voted, after […]

North versus south Montgomery County water war? Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District begins process to address groundwater conditions in light of acrimony over subsidence

North versus south Montgomery County water war? Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District begins process to address groundwater conditions in light of acrimony over subsidence

Image: The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District held a regular Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, in Conroe, at which the Desired Future Conditions for the District’s groundwater regulations were a hot topic setting residents of south Montgomery County seemingly against those from north of the San Jacinto River boundary. The Golden […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Sheriff Rand Henderson for re-election, Stuart Traylor for Lone Star GCD

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Sheriff Rand Henderson for re-election in the November 3, 2020, General Election. Sheriff Henderson has done an excellent job as Sheriff and certainly deserves another term representing the people of Montgomery County. Henderson is about as close to a true […]

Guest Editorial, Former Conroe Mayor, LSGCD Director Webb Melder: Water facts everyone should know

Webb Melder, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer There are some basic facts about why water prices in Montgomery County are so high. Number One. United States District Judge Vanessa Gilmore has ordered an anti-monopoly lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), to proceed in the United States District Court  in Houston. Judge Gilmore noted that […]

It’s Hammer Time to host Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Treasurer, Director Spigener at noon

Bill Brenza, Guest Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, August 7 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCPLive.TV, will host a August 7, 2020, 12 noon, show the theme of which will be “Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Update: How Government Can Actually Reduce Spending.” Jim Spigener, who is […]

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