An overzealous groundwater regulation in Montgomery County, at the behest of bureaucrats, is costing taxpayers millions, killing lakeside business, and driving property values down.
Last year, the Lone Star Groundwater Conservative District (LSGCD) placed a mandate on residents’ use of groundwater out of fear of over usage and the mandate impacts taxpayers within 147 local entities. Montgomery County residents, at last check, were pumping roughly 83,000 acre-feet of water per year out of the Gulf Coast Aquifer. In the name of conservation, LSGCD decided, without voter approval, to ……. read more here.