Backed by private capital, company plans heavy pumping in Trinity Aquifer

A local company’s plan to pump more water from the sensitive Trinity Aquifer to supply fast-growing northern Bexar and southern Comal counties is raising concerns after a New York private equity firm announced its financial support.

Brightstar Capital Partners said earlier this month it had chosen Texas Water Supply Co. LLC, or TWS, as its second “platform investment” in Texas.

A website for Texas Water Supply Co. states it controls nearly 40 Trinity wells in two clusters — one just south of Camp Bullis and another scattered across northern Bexar County… Read more from ExpressNews.com