so you wanna sample Comanche Springs?

Let's say, hypothetically, you want to sample Comanche Springs. Here are some quick thoughts about that endeavor. As the name suggests, Comanche Springs is series of springs that run up Comanche Creek: After going dry in the late 50s and early 60s, the springs have seasonally returned here and there since the mid-1980s. Over the … Continue reading so you wanna sample Comanche Springs?

c-force: chuck norris punched the ground and made the earth cry!

Ever since Peter Lake, chairman of the Texas Water Development Board, told me about Chuck Norris' water some three years ago, I've searched high and low for it (at least when I was passing through the area). Lo and behold, on a random pit stop, there he was in all his roundhouse kick glory: C-Force! … Continue reading c-force: chuck norris punched the ground and made the earth cry!

history (and surface water/groundwater interaction) on the san saba

In April 1757, a Spanish contingent of soldiers, settlers, and Franciscan fathers established Presidio San Luis de las Amarillas on the left bank of the spring-fed San Saba near present-day Menard. The fathers built Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba on the opposite bank four miles downstream to avoid frightening the Lipan Apache they hoped … Continue reading history (and surface water/groundwater interaction) on the san saba