Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to appeal TWDB bureaucratic ruling, votes to move back towards transparency

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to appeal TWDB bureaucratic ruling, votes to move back towards transparency

Image: Geologist Mike Thornhill presented a proposal, which he and geohydrologist Bob Harden prepared, to begin a comprehensive study of the interaction between groundwater pumpage and subsidence in Montgomery County, to the Lone Star Groundwater District Board of Directors at their Tuesday, July 9, 2019, meeting. The Board accepted the proposal to begin the study […]

Water: Identifying the real tragedy

Water: Identifying the real tragedy

Image: Source: Chido Onumah. Montgomery County, July 8 – What is the water problem in Montgomery County? Why are our water bills so high? Why is there so much litigation involving water and government entities involved in water? How does subsidence relate to these issues? The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper finished a […]

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Image: The wild chicken, free of man’s forced regulation and breeding, is a beautiful creature. (Yes, it’s a male but it’s a male chicken.) Conroe and Montgomery County, July 6 – Subsidence is real. There’s a fair amount of agreement that the data showing subsidence is accurate, particularly for Harris and Galveston counties and for […]

Editorial: Does reggae singer Jimmy Cliff know something about the water issue in Montgomery County?!

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer First-class Reggae star Jimmy Cliff’s song, “World Turned Upside Down,” seems to describe the perils Montgomery County citizens now face with respect to the enormous prices everyone is paying for water and the odd behavior of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) and its sister agency, the San Jacinto River […]

It’s time for Summer Fun: some Summer Fun Questions The Golden Hammer will ask – and try to provide some answers – during the hot months

Conroe, June 3 – Summer has arrived. It’s time for some summer fun, so The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, will begin to ask some questions. This newspaper invites our readers to suggest questions you’d like for us to investigate. Please send your questions either by email to goldenhammermoco@gmail.com, by a direct message […]

Water warfare widens while water witches (SJRA, TWDB) seek to flush LSGCD’s property rights reform efforts, especially after final court ruling against bureaucrats

Water warfare widens while water witches (SJRA, TWDB) seek to flush LSGCD’s property rights reform efforts, especially after final court ruling against bureaucrats

Image: Money-hungry San Jacinto River Authority General Manager Jace Houston and the SJRA Board of Directors are angry as fumaroles that the property rights reform-minded Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors with the help of a Texas Judicial District Court are threatening their monopolistic water sale plans. Conroe, May 23 – On May […]

The Grass is Greener (again!): In pitiful advocacy for Conroe ISD’s $807 million bond, Superintendent Null tries to blame SJRA’s Jace Houston and company for need to spend $5 million on turf at Caney Creek High School

The Grass is Greener (again!): In pitiful advocacy for Conroe ISD’s $807 million bond, Superintendent Null tries to blame SJRA’s Jace Houston and company for need to spend $5 million on turf at Caney Creek High School

Image: Did the people who own this idyllic backyard install turf in order to avoid dealings with the San Jacinto River Authority, General Manager Jace Houston, and the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District? Believe it or not, that’s Conroe ISD Superintendent latest lame excuse why taxpayers should spend $5 million to turf in place of […]

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