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#8 DSWSC builds water tower, neighbors oppose

The Dripping Springs Water Supply Corporation (DSWSC) is currently constructing a 750,000 gallon elevated storage tank on its property on Hart Lane, near the intersection of Harmon Hills Rd and Bell Springs Rd. According to the DSWSC, the tank will be a composite tank similar to the DSWSC tank on Counts Estates Drive on the south side of town and the West Travis County Public Utility Agency tank on the right hand side of U.S. 290, as you enter Dripping Springs from the east.

#2 Superintendent resigns position

DSISD Superintendent Todd Washburn is leaving the school district. The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees and Washburn, at the October 26 school board meeting, agreed that he will resign at the end of the fall 2020 semester. In the near term, he will take personal leave to attend to family health matters. Washburn joined DSISD in November 2019.

#7 Dripping Springs wastewater discharge permit reversed

A Texas district court has ruled the City of Dripping Springs can not discharge treated wastewater into Onion Creek. The ruling was handed down on Thursday, October 29, when District Court Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reversed the discharge permit issued to the city by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) commissioners. The discharge permit was issued on February 27, 2019, to allow the city to begin the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant and address the area’s growing wastewater needs.

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Dripping Springs Century-News

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Dripping Springs, Texas 78620

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