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POSGCD Continues Sponsorship of Firefighting Equipment to Save

This past week the Post Oak Savannah GCD Board of Directors continued its support of local Fire Departments and efforts in water conservation in the District by providing a check for $6,975 to the Milam County Fire Chiefs Association for the purchase of nine new PRO/paks that use foam to suppress fires instead of water.

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New Legacy Conservancy Program

New Legacy Conservancy Program to Protect the Aquifers in Burleson and Milam Counties The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) announced today it is forming the Post Oak Savannah Aquifer Conservancy Program (PACP) to create a legacy of stewardship for landowners. This will enable landowners in the District to commit their groundwater resources into

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State Validates Groundwater District’s Management Practices

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) today rejected a petition filed against the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) by a local resident who believed the District was not doing enough to protect the groundwater in Milam and Burleson counties. After consideration of all information, the TCEQ Commissioners voted unanimously to dismiss the

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Landscape & Irrigation Workshop – March 2, 2018

Spring is in the air and the sun is back! What better time to get back out in the flower beds and gardens? On Friday, March 2, 2018, Post Oak Savannah GCD teamed up with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and EarthKind to host a full day of hands-on learning. Sixteen people participated in the Landscape

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Notice: Weather Closing Information

9:10 AM — At this time, we anticipate being closed tomorrow, January 16th, due to the incoming winter storm. In Milam County the Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning from midnight tonight until 6 PM Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service warning, a “Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice

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Telemetry Offers Monitoring Advantages

The new telemetry system is in the first stages of being installed and tested. We installed the first transducer, which will be collecting and transmitting data. Adding telemetry technology into our monitoring system is one of the steps Post Oak Savannah GCD is taking to improve our Monitoring Network. Telemetry is an automated process that

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POSGCD Rainwater Harvesting Grant Program Begins

Citizens of Milam and Burleson Counties attended the first POSGCD Rainwater Harvesting workshop on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The workshop is part of the POSGCD Rainwater Harvesting Rebate Program — after attending, participants become eligible for a rebate. During the presentations, participants learn how rainwater harvesting systems work and how they can build and use them

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Request for Vista Ridge Export Permit Extension is Substantial

Press Release Post Board Decides Request for Vista Ridge Export Permit Extension is Substantial Change The Post Oak Savannah GCD Board of Directors met for their monthly meeting on October 3, 2017. The meeting started at 5:30 p.m. and was held at the POSGCD office. Approximately 80 people attended the meeting. John Giesenschlag, a Burleson

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DFC Committee Considering Advanced Aquifer Enhancement Projects, Discuss GWAP

The Desired Future Conditions (DFC) Committee met on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the POSGCD Office. They heard presentations about new Advanced Aquifer Enhancement (AAE) projects, updates on the Monitoring Network and finalized edits to the Draft Groundwater Well Assistance Program (GWAP). Steve Young from Intera started the meeting by going through a presentation outlining

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POSGCD Hosts Local Water Utilities Workshop

Post Oak Savannah GCD hosted a workshop for local water utility groups on September 26, 2017. Sam Godfrey Owner and President of Samco, and James Beauchamp, Owner and President of Texas Drinking Water Solutions, gave presentations. Topics included 2018 groundwater conservation grant applications, leak detections, and GIS mapping.          

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