New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 26, 1987, Page 10

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung April 26, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Insight Herald Zeitung New Braunfels Texas »age 5A STRICT Edwards Aquifer board consensus brings about need for zone definitions Edwards Aqu' ar data ■r Uvalde one for me ft, HE SNE f M IKI is Director Comal Count, E    Undeqrovjnrl    A    atef    Oistricl problems (at ing th* bedwards t nderground Water I)* strict Th**s«-iwiurt and prnhlt*ni' do not have simple s» > i ut Hit’v (or d <• matter ans problems involving «»ur most pres :<iu> r* .r < *at«*r vs11} take extraordinary « {forts to ^>1 ve largest t its in the > ruled states th.d is completely dej»**n*lent on undr rig round water and recreation arx! tourism l*he tis coation and tourism mduslrv presents what seem* ’    {*•    in'".-    T.oui.tat    a- I f (erefh es of opinion I ti* K l VS I > is gou.g to make (•vers effort possible to ret out lie UM* three a ncient lac lions i ertasnlv if lur, the applic able to the storage of hv Inn urbon* and hazardous materiais over the recharge zone a.so are applicable to th** transition .'one I he final area that needs del im turn is the solid blat k line that ap pears to parallel Interstate ta I ho is known as th** bad water line or the clowndip limit of fresh water This mne is hard to define for there are not enough wells si tf .* area to sjhs thralls define Um* line or zone Ttie general consensus t> that a wells drilled nortf at this apples Iniate ne a .ii produce fresh water with a high mineral or saline (intent The Kl VVI) has a continuo studs going on to determine if this bad water line can shift either nortl or south \ shift to the north wou ' certatnls t ause problems par t ICUI atis in New Braunfels and s * Marc os area should sou have* questions conc« r.ng the Kl VV I) pleas#* feet i *» to ( ail us sou Kl VS ii counts representatives Kenneth ik« s .lac k t »hri< h and Craig Hoi lr , OII! th* tx Hill h flu* dried loa the c c reside tfa* K and p M VVI VV I I I. Kl VSI) on f< lh** nest region for hscux'ion is tfie area outlined in dots I his area is th#* recharge /one and extends from the Bah ones I- aillt tilt* begin lung of tile Hill t ountrs in tile southeast portion «>( tile counts ti* about the middle of the counts and aUing Cibolo < reek westward to til** Kendall « OUI!tv line It is ohs lolls that muc h of the recharge /one lies outside of the district and may pose some question* However rules for Ululated by the leva* Water l oin mission for protec thin of the aquifer apple to all the lee bal go /one whether in OI out of the district The recharge zone is where runoff water and contaminants can enter the undei ground reservoir It is this critical region that requires close se rutms at ail times to ensure that ne* possible contamination can or Will ne CUI I tie region outlined in dashes is called the* transition zone lins is a zone of fractures and faults hut not as extensive as the recharge /one and has the capability of allowing some water to enter the* aquifer The Texas Water c ommission deftn eel this zone iii July of IWV! and rules It’s New! Ifs SAS. It’s Easy. V ozingf To •<? Un qnosticTool d ti I n *   r* t PP Sf *e s now :ire acting .\graphy,” * y/Af i r > v<■ yuui ike. Free! reet pay /'< IS V introdtic mg tin* Kiss I ass to wear witll business c lot he ■s I.ass to wear vs itll e usual c lot bes I he st y Ie is new the bande ratting is - >ld*fashioned Nik! it feels as gt><»t1 ,»s it looks Narrow Medium 6 12 * 5 12 neei Kids 1.44 PP SAS Factory Shoe Store Log Cabin Store 17995 IH 35 (Next to Garden Ridge Pottery i 651-5312 STORE HOURS M in 11 a i j T mas <V "'.it 10 f riday 10 9 Sunday 12 ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: April 26, 1987

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