I-35 corridor could see more groundwater from Burleson County

Another private company is quietly trying to sell central Texas groundwater to utilities along the fast-growing Interstate 35 corridor, putting it in competition with the San Antonio Water System and others.

Coastal Water Regional Supply Co. is trying to sell Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency on a proposal for a water pipeline to Kyle and San Marcos from Burleson and Milam counties. A slideshow obtained by The Express-News shows a proposed 92-mile pipeline from a well field in Burleson County southwest to Kyle, then south another 11 miles. The route is similar to the path the San Antonio Water System chose for its 142-mile Vista Ridge pipeline.

The water would essentially come from the same source as Vista Ridge. Coastal Water, incorporated in 2013 and headed by Reytec Construction President and CEO Gregg Reyes of Houston, wants to sell water from leases held by Metropolitan Water Co. LP…. Read more from SA Express News