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  1. Driftwood man indicted in fatal 2016 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Free Press

    A Driftwood-area teen faces a felony burglary charge after authorities suspect he broke into a Wimberley residence Feb. 26 and stole a safe containing multiple electronic devices. Following his arrest for burglary of a habitation, authorities also served Derek Dienst, 19, of Driftwood, with three total indictments, one for intoxication manslaughter, stemming from his role in a fatal 2016 wreck on FM 150.

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  2. DS wastewater permit gets okay from state officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Free Press

    After months of grueling deliberation and closed-door settlements, the State Office of Administrative Hearings is recommending to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality The wastewater discharge permit would authorize the discharge of up to 822,500 gallons per day of treated wastewater into a small tributary of Walnut Springs, which flows into Onion Creek. "While a discharge permit is required to expand the treatment plant, the city has always had significant plans for beneficial reuse and has been committed to that goal since day one," according to a city statement.

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  3. Driftwood tees up for growth: Mixed use development has golf course, club, retailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Free Press

    A 500-acre development that includes a full 18-hole golf course could soon be coming to the rolling hills of Driftwood. On July 10, the Dripping Springs City Council approved phase one of the site development plan for Discovery Land Company's planned golf course.

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  4. Settlement reached on Dripping Springs wastewater permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Free Press

    After a legal campaign and community outcry, the city of Dripping Springs has reached a settlement with affected parties that will change provisions to its wastewater permit. Per the settlement, which was finalized earlier this week, Dripping Springs agreed to reduce its proposed discharge limit to 822,500 gallons per day .

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  5. Austin looking to join Dripping Springs wastewater permit fightRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | Free Press

    A decision on giving the city of Austin affected party status in the fight over Dripping Springs' wastewater permit was deferred Monday by the State Office of Administrative Hearings to a later date. Dripping Springs' wastewater permit calls for the authorization of discharge of treated domestic wastewater at a daily flow not to exceed 995,000 gallons per day into Walnut Springs, a tributary of Onion Creek.

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  6. Buda pushes for tech campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Free Press

    The desire to bring a corporate technology campus to north Buda is leading city officials to a conference in Reno, Nevada to learn more about them. Ann Miller, Buda Economic Development Corporation executive director, said gathering information on what tech campuses look for in a city could give Buda a boost in the eyes of tech companies.

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  7. Dye test raises questions on discharge permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Free Press

    Two weeks after a study showed connectivity between Onion Creek and the Trinity Aquifer, Dripping Springs' top elected official is now weighing in on the matter. In an online statement, Dripping Springs Mayor Todd Purcell said connectivity between Onion Creek and the Trinity Aquifer and its impact on wells are "two separate and distinct issues when it comes to the subject of the city's pending wastewater discharge permit."

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  8. Dye tests show connection between Onion Creek and Middle TrinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Free Press

    Initial results from an ongoing study have found Onion Creek is "hydrologically connected" to the Middle Trinity Aquifer, according to a memo to the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District . Doug Wierman, an independent geoscientist working with the Meadows Center in San Marcos, said the results show an important connection that could have an impact on the area.

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  9. Top Hays Free Press News Stories of 2017Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Free Press

    Downed trees and flooded streets was the extent of the impact seen around parts of Buda and Kyle as Hays County seemingly escaped the brunt of Hurricane Harvey's wrath in August. One Lower Colorado River Authority rain gauge in Buda at Onion Creek measured close to a foot of rain from over a three-day period.

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  10. Water district protests discharge permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Free Press

    After pleas and concerns from residents, the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District board of directors unanimously voted Monday to formally protest Dripping Springs' permit application that could discharge treated wastewater into Onion Creek. The HTGCD will file a contested case hearing with Texas Commission of Environmental Quality , which oversees issuance of wastewater permits.

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  11. BSEACD to protest Dripping Springs wastewater permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Free Press

    A legal battle involving Dripping Springs' wastewater permit application could be coming after an Austin-area water conservation district moved to file a formal protest. On Nov. 16, the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Board of Directors voted 5-0 to move forward with filing a contested case hearing, or a protest, with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dripping Springs wastewater permit application, said Blayne Stansberry, BSEACD Board president.

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