Why Wastewater? Other Options for Texas Landowners

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David Braun

David Braun, Attorney & Counselor

WHY WASTE WATER?: Other Options for Texas Landowners

More and more Texas landowners are becoming concerned about state laws that allow discharges of wastewater in pristine streams.  The potential to lower the value of premium properties that have water frontage is particularly upsetting.  One case, that affects Braun & Gresham, PLLC clients, is the two-year controversy over Dripping Springs, Texas putting nearly a million gallons of wastewater per day into Onion Creek in Hays County.  Follow the story as it has developed with the links below; to see pictures of what has landowners up in arms, skip to the December 16, 2016 article:

February 14, 2017

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2017/02/austin-releases-proposal-for-dripping-springs-permit/

February 1, 2017

http://kxan.com/2017/02/01/dripping-springs-austin-closer-to-onion-creek-wastewater-discharge-agreement/

December 16, 2016

http://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2016-12-16/epa-raises-questions-about-dripping-springs-wastewater/

December 12, 2016

http://www.kvue.com/news/investigations/defenders/epa-weighs-in-on-dripping-springs-wastewater-permit/368892386

November 11, 2016

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2016/11/43517/

February 3, 2016

http://www.mystatesman.com/news/local/will-dripping-springs-sewage-expansion-foul-onion-creek/fZQ7Q6Mqwh5hdweJc10T0H/

If you have questions on this topic, contact David Braun or Cassie Gresham, we would be glad to help.