Conservation method of choice for 19 Lone Star GRPs

Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:00 am Conservation method of choice for 19 Lone Star GRPs By Howard Roden Houston Community Newspapers Of the 19 plans approved by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Tuesday, a dozen groups chose conservation … Continue reading

SJRA joins the hunt for brackish water

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2011 11:04 pm By Howard Roden | 0 comments The San Jacinto River Authority is joining other water systems around Lake Conroe in the hunt for brackish water. Days after the municipal utility districts in April … Continue reading

Interest grows in a brackish water source deep underground

Municipal utility districts and major water users in Montgomery County concerned about the need to find alternative sources of water are digging deep for a solution — and they think they have found it. A trio of water suppliers approved … Continue reading

Lake Conroe MUDs strike the mother lode on new water

By Howard Roden City editor In the search for an alternative water supply, the residents of April Sound and Bentwater appear to have struck the mother lode. Results from two test wells drilled by Municipal Utility Districts 3 and 4 … Continue reading

Hunt for brackish water begins

By Howard Roden | comments LAKE CONROE – Now that they’ve been given the green light to explore for an alternative water supply, several municipal utility districts in Montgomery County are starting to map out their strategies. Representatives from several … Continue reading

Walden MUDs plan to purchase share of Huntsville wastewater

By Howard Roden | comment The two municipal utility districts that provide water to Walden residents have negotiated a contract with Huntsville to acquire a portion of the city’s wastewater return that flows into Lake Conroe. Should MUD Nos. 8 … Continue reading

Montgomery officials to select water plan

By Brad Meyer Courier staff MONTGOMERY — Montgomery officials recognize they need a partner to comply with a state agency’s mandate for future water conservation; the question is which potential resource best fits the city’s needs and budget. Among the … Continue reading