• Here is what's happening at SAWDF

    ~~ Events, Activities and Calls to Action ~~

    Go our Facebook page here and

    Follow the link to the donation page and watch our short video on the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, the source of water for Milam, Burleson, Lee and Bastrop counties, and say:

    I’m ready to support Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund on March 4 - 5, 2021 for the

    Amplify Austin 2021 campaign.


    Stay tuned for an update on how to get involved and donate.


    For now, learn more about Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund and all the other organizations participating in #ILiveHereIGiveHere, through Amplify Austin.


    Go HERE, press the DONATE button and search for Simsboro Aquifer Water Defense Fund.


    The Judges have ruled - now it's up to the Lost Pines District

    The Contested Case Hearing for LCRA is over, the Judges have deliberated, and Lost Pines District must now schedule a public hearing before making their final decision

    Stay tuned for updates -- the COVID pandemic has caused a delay in setting the hearing.

    GMA-12 meets February 12 via Zoom --- here's the agenda; SAWDF plans to be there ~~ you should listen in.

    February 12, 2021 – 10:00 a.m.
    Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Governor Abbott’s March 16, 2020, action to temporarily suspend
    certain provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act, the groundwater conservation districts located wholly or partially
    within Groundwater Management Area (GMA) 12, as designated by the Texas Water Development Board, consisting
    of the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (GCD), Fayette County GCD, Lost Pines GCD, Mid-
    East Texas GCD, and Brazos Valley GCD, will hold a Joint Planning meeting via telephone and video conference
    call at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. Any member of the public who wishes to participate remotely may
    do so through the remote access options provided below.
    Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone at:
    You can also dial in using your phone:
    United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
    Access Code: 176-076-885

    The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as listed below. Items may
    or may not be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice.
    1. Invocation
    2. Pledge of Allegiance
    3. Call meeting to order and establish quorum
    4. Welcome and introductions
    5. Public Comment on Agenda Items
    6. Minutes of January 15, 2020 Groundwater Management Area 12 (GMA12) Meeting
    7. Update from Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCDs) of GMA 12 on joint planning, water level monitoring,
    and compliance with Chapter 36.108, State Water Code
    8. Discussion on expressions of Desired Future Conditions (DFCs) and compatibility, including acceptable variances in values
    between GCDs in GMA 12
    9. Discussion of comments received from stakeholders
    10. Evaluation, discussion and consideration of past and future pumping scenarios using the Sparta/Queen City/Carrizo-Wilcox
    Groundwater Availability Model (GAM) and results, including predicted water levels and water budgets
    11. Discuss requirements of Chapter 36.108(d) in adopting Desired Future Conditions:
    (a) the feasibility of achieving the desired future conditions
    (b) any other information relevant to the specific DFCs
    12. Consider Proposed DFCs for Brazos Alluvium Aquifer in GMA 12
    13. Update on Proposed DFCs for Yegua-Jackson Aquifer in GMA 12
    14. Declaration of Non-Relevant aquifers by GCDs in GMA 12 for current round of joint planning
    15. Schedule and process moving forward for adoption of DFCs
    16. Public Comment on non-agenda items
    17. Update from Texas Water Development Board
    18. Agenda items and Date for next meeting
    19. Adjourn
    Signed this 28th day of January 2021. ____________________________________________
    Gary Westbrook, General Manager
    Post Oak Savannah GCD, 310 E. Ave. C, Milano, TX 76556
    Phone: 512-455-9900 Fax: 512-455-9909
    Email: gwestbrook@posgcd.org
    **Questions, requests for additional information, or comments concerning the subjects listed above may be submitted
    to the person posting this notice.

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