Drought

Thu
16
Aug

Groundwater district declares stage two drought

Contributed/CTGCD
The Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District, responsible for monitoring wells in the unincorporated areas of Burnet County, has asked rural residents to reduce their consumption by 10 percent due to drought-like conditions.

 

 

 

 

By Lew K. Cohn/Managing Editor
The Highlander •

Burnet County citizens are being asked to reduce their overall water usage to help conserve water as the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District has initiated Stage 2 of its Drought Management Plan.

Fri
10
Aug

Rain temporarily douses fire danger disaster declaration

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Scattered rain showers throughout Burnet County overnight Aug. 9 and 10 relieved some concerns about a rising fire danger, just days after officials extended the terms of a Declaration of Disaster and restrictive burn ban order.

 

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
The Highlander

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