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A collection of up to date articles on the San Marcos River of Central Texas keeps stakeholders of the San Marcos Watershed Initiative informed during the Watershed Protection Process. smwatershedinitiative.org
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The San Marcos Watershed Initiative: A WPP Process

The San Marcos Watershed Initiative: A WPP Process | San Marcos River | Scoop.it

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State  University is developing a Watershed Protection Plan for the Upper  San Marcos River. The three-year project is called the San MarcosWatershed Initiative and will result in a plan to identify and mitigate problem areas that affect the health of this unique water body.

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Flood Aid TX

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Flood Aid TX

United Way of Hays County is partnering with ADRN, Crosswind Promotions, the City of Austin and others to hold a benefit concert for flood relief.  The concert line-up includes Ray Benson, Jack Ingram, The Spazmatics and many more.  The concert will be held from 12-10pm on Sunday, June 28 at the Palmer Event Center in Austin. 

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Blanco River 2015 Memorial Flood

Pictures/ Videos from 2015 Memorial Flood along the Blanco river in San Marcos Tx. Location was taken at Aspen Apartments.
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Two Mobile Registration Intake Centers Open in San Marcos for Texas Flood ... - Radio NB

Two Mobile Registration Intake Centers Open in San Marcos for Texas Flood ... - Radio NB | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Two mobile registration centers have been set up in San Marcos to aid flood victims. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S.
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San Marcos tubing company uses funds to help flood victims

The rains came over the Memorial Day Weekend and water from the Blanco River rose so high, people living nearby claim the neighboring San Marcos River ...
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San Marcos TX 2015 Flood

video of San Marcos river flooding Sunday (after Memorial Day) morning. This was taken just past the 80/35 intersection.
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River Rising: An in-depth look at the Memorial Weekend floods - KXAN.com

River Rising: An in-depth look at the Memorial Weekend floods - KXAN.com | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
KXAN gives you a unique in-depth look at one of the most historic weather events to hit Central Texas and shows you what can be done to save more lives in the future. [...]
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Woodlands apartments, city reach agreement

Woodlands apartments, city reach agreement | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
TUSCALOOSA | The city of Tuscaloosa has granted a certificate of occupancy to a new apartment complex thought by many neighboring residents to be at fault for recent flooding along Hargrove Road.
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Lake Travis before and after the Memorial Day floods

Lake Travis before and after the Memorial Day floods | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
A look at Lake Travis before and after the 2015 Memorial Day floods.
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A Scientist who Modeled Texas's Blanco River in 2007 Probes for Lessons After the Deadly Flash Flood

A Scientist who Modeled Texas's Blanco River in 2007 Probes for Lessons After the Deadly Flash Flood | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
A hydrologist explores the scientific and societal issues surrounding deadly flooding in the fast-growing exurbs around Austin. Tex.
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Best Paddling Towns: San Marcos, Texas | Canoe & Kayak Magazine

Best Paddling Towns: San Marcos, Texas | Canoe & Kayak Magazine | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Best Paddling Towns: San Marcos, Texas
North America's Best Paddling Towns
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Why We Need the Special District

Why We Need the Special District | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
River Shepherd was reviewing the testimony on SB 234 in the Senate Intergovernmental Relations Committee, and during the reading of registered testimony, we noticed that there was an owner of an RV...
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San Marcos launches campaign to limit litter in river

San Marcos launches campaign to limit litter in river | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Conrad Chappell will spend nearly every day this summer searching for trash in the San Marcos streets. Chappell, a
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Conservation district passes new guidelines - Austin Monitor

Conservation district passes new guidelines - Austin Monitor | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously passed updated rules and bylaws governing 170 square miles of freshly annexed territory primarily in Hays County. The move came over objections from an attorney with Houston-based water supplier Electro…
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San Marcos Distribution Center closing for re-stocking, asking for donations - KXAN.com

San Marcos Distribution Center closing for re-stocking, asking for donations - KXAN.com | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
The Distribution Center is asking for donations as it re-stocks supplies to help flood and storm victims.
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Heads above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program (Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. Books on Conservation Leadership, sponsored by The Meadows)

Heads above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program (Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. Books on Conservation Leadership, sponsored by The Meadows) | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Heads above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program (Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. Books on Conservation Leadership, sponsored by The Meadows) Offer Price $26.58 ISBN:1623492688 Authors Robert L.
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Another body found near Blanco River in Wimberley - San Marcos Mercury

Another body found near Blanco River in Wimberley - San Marcos Mercury | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
A search team recovered the body of an adult male near the Blanco River at Bluffview Drive in the Wimberley area Saturday afternoon, June 6. No identification
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My Beautiful Texas

My Beautiful Texas | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Aquarena Springs, San Marcos1951 - 1996. Situated at the headwaters of San Marcos River, Aquarena Springs was a popular resort featuring a sky ride, submarine theater and glass-bottom boat tours with program of swimming performances.
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Climate Change, a Factor in Texas Floods, Largely Ignored, by Neena Satija and Jim Malewitz

Climate Change, a Factor in Texas Floods, Largely Ignored, by Neena Satija and Jim Malewitz | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Climate change is taking a toll on Texas, and the devastating floods across the state are some of the best evidence yet of that phenomenon, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said. But efforts to consider climate change policy in Texas have fallen flat.
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Flood Victims: New Construction Blocked Flood Drainage - keyetv.com Austin News, Weather, Traffic KEYE-TV Austin - News - Top Stories

Flood Victims: New Construction Blocked Flood Drainage - keyetv.com Austin News, Weather, Traffic KEYE-TV Austin - News - Top Stories | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Homeowners in one flood-ravaged area of San Marcos are pointing fingers as they try to figure out wh
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Why Was The Flooding In Texas So Bad?

Why Was The Flooding In Texas So Bad? | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Heavy rainfall and flooding devastated parts of Texas over the Memorial Day weekend, destroying homes, forcing evacuations and killing at least a dozen people.

But how did things get so bad? The an
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Texas Senate Passes Legislation to Protect the San Marcos River

(AUSTIN) —The Texas Senate yesterday (Monday) overwhelmingly approved legislation by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, that would promote safety and enjoyment on the San Marcos River and protect ...
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Drainage issues have San Marcos businesses preparing for floodwaters

Drainage issues have San Marcos businesses preparing for floodwaters | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
Walking down North LBJ you would think businesses were preparing for a hurricane, but instead store owners are trying to fight back against …
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Yesterday, there was a hearing on House Bill 2635...

Yesterday, there was a hearing on House Bill 2635 in the Special Purpose District Committee. It was a great hearing with come good testimony about the devastation along the river, as well as some...
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San Marcos lands $3.2M loan to replace parts of aging water system | San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

San Marcos lands $3.2M loan to replace parts of aging water system | San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas | San Marcos River | Scoop.it
The city of San Marcos has secured a $3.2 million loan from the Texas Water Development Board to replace nearly 4.5 miles of pipe in its aging, leaky municipal
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