Groundwater producers, owners calls for common sense groundwater regulation in letter to Texas House members

Publisher’s Note: Webb Melder, former Mayor of Conroe and former President of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, wrote a letter on September 25, 2020, to members of the Texas House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee. This article contains an excerpt of part of his letter, which Melder wrote on behalf of the Texas Association […]

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 […]

Melder sends angry letter after SJRA files new lawsuit against Conroe, Magnolia, local businesses

Conroe and Magnolia, April 7 – Former Conroe Mayor and Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District President Webb Melder sent a note expressing anger at the San Jacinto River Authority to a group of friends yesterday, Monday, April 6, 2020. The letter follows in its entirety. FRIENDS, SJRA filed this lawsuit Friday afternoon, March 27th. in […]

Melder resigns from Lone Star GCD as part of Board shakeup

Melder resigns from Lone Star GCD as part of Board shakeup

Image: Former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder (right) resigned as President and a Board member of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Shown with Melder is Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge.” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, December 12 – Former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder resigned […]

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 […]

LSGCD Vice President Hardman announces 49th anniversary of 21st birthday of Melder

Conroe, January 16 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Vice President Harry Hardman, a stanch pro-citizen advocate, announced that January 16, 2019, “will be the 49th anniversary of the 21st birthday of Webb Melder” at the conclusion of the LSGCD meeting on Tuesday, January 15. Hardman, who is one of at least two LSGCD […]

Melder, Hardman run pro-citizen LSGCD meeting, no action on hiring lobbyist

Conroe, January 16 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Board President Webb Melder and Vice President Harry Hardman ran a pro-citizen meeting yesterday, January 15, 2019, in which citizens had the opportunity to speak and the Board ultimately took no action on hiring a taxpayer funded lobbyist. Additionally, the Board voted unanimously to terminate […]

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 […]

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 […]