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THE BROWNING BLOG: BYE, BYE EL NIÑO

Originally published on The Cattleman Now. Going, going . . . The warm El Niño is fading even more quickly than experts thought it would. Unfortunately, this means scientists are expecting its evil twin sister, [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Local News|Comments Off on THE BROWNING BLOG: BYE, BYE EL NIÑO

Watson Waffles to Suit His Water Agenda 

At a February 11th rules meeting of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District (BVGCD), Director Kent Watson wanted to hold up the vote on a rule change because the City of Bryan had expressed some concerns during the [...]

March 13th, 2016|Categories: BVGRA Letters|Comments Off on Watson Waffles to Suit His Water Agenda 

Jury Awards $4 Million to Landowners in Aquifer Case Is Major Blow to Groundwater Districts

A jury has awarded $2.5 million – plus $1.5 million in interest – to a Hondo pecan farmer after a court ruling that found the Edward Aquifer Authority had trampled on his rights. Make no bones about [...]

March 6th, 2016|Categories: BVGRA Letters|Comments Off on Jury Awards $4 Million to Landowners in Aquifer Case Is Major Blow to Groundwater Districts

Secret Water Meetings and Their Common Denominators

The history of our Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District (BVGCD) reflects a lot of abuse and mistreatment of the landowners. This abuse and mistreatment was orchestrated through secret meetings, decisions being made in private prior to public [...]

February 28th, 2016|Categories: BVGRA Letters|Comments Off on Secret Water Meetings and Their Common Denominators

Lazarus Sides with City of Bryan in Opposing Landowner Friendly Rule

The Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District convened recently for their regular meeting. One of the items on the agenda was to consider a motion for rehearing regarding a new District rule that was passed in the previous meeting. [...]

February 21st, 2016|Categories: BVGRA Letters|Comments Off on Lazarus Sides with City of Bryan in Opposing Landowner Friendly Rule

Private Property Water Rights Win Again (5/20/15)

Editors note:  This post and our recent newspaper ads reference a link to an audio recording of the meeting they describe. The recording is not currently available due to unforeseen problems with the acquisition of [...]

May 20th, 2015|Categories: BVGRA Letters|Comments Off on Private Property Water Rights Win Again (5/20/15)