Fast-growing Hays cities partner to build $225 million water pipeline

Officials in Hays County cities and others along the Interstate 35 corridor are moving forward with a $225.8 million deal to secure a long-term water supply for the rapidly growing region.

The coalition of agencies has permits in hand and financing underway to start construction next year on a 95-mile pipeline to pump groundwater from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer east of Lockhart in Caldwell County.

The pipeline will bring an additional 13 million gallons of water per day to San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and other member communities by 2023… Read more from MyStatesman.com