As many of you may know, there’s been a steep decline in the number of proposed development projects in the Barton Springs Zone and an increase in projects elsewhere. The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District has published “Desired Future Conditions” and “Sustainable Yields” reports in response to these changes.
To read this report, click here.
Another recent development regarding Barton Springs involves Nico Hauwert, a hydrogeologist at the City of Austin and long-time “student” of the aquifer. In his extensive studies he has discovered that Barton Springs may receive recharge from the Blanco River.
To read an abridged version of his findings, click here.