Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Boil Water Notice Rescinded 10/15/2022 Customers in the North Alamo Beach area: On 10/14/2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the GBRA Calhoun County Rural Water public water system, PWS# TX0290007, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water…

Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems

Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems 10/14/2022 Customers in the North Alamo Beach area: Repair of a water main leak due to a contractor working in the area, has caused reduced distribution system pressure in your area. Due to reduced distribution system pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the GBRA…

Anticipated Water Service Outage

For Port Lavaca Customers at Highway 35 and FM 2433 There will be a temporary service outage for customers along Highway 35 at FM 2433 tomorrow – Tuesday, September 13 – due to a pipeline repair. We anticipate this outage to take place between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. We appreciate your understanding and will…

COLETO CREEK BOWHUNT REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY COLETO CREEK BOWHUNT REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2022 WHAT: Registration for the annual bowhunt at Coleto Creek Park and Reservoir is now open for 2022. Bowhunts will be available on weekends from October 1, 2022 to January 29, 2023. WHEN: Registration Deadline: Friday, August 26, 2022 at 12 p.m. Available Dates: Weekends from October…

Calhoun County Rural Water Customers: Disinfectant Conversion

Temporary Disinfectant Conversion from Chloramine to Free Chlorine The GBRA Calhoun County Rural Water public water system, (PWS) ID #0290007, will temporarily convert the disinfectant used in the distribution system from chloramine to free chlorine. The conversion will begin on June 27, 2022 with an estimated completion date of July 18, 2022. During this period,…

Guadalupe Fatmucket

Guadalupe Fatmucket

Guadalupe Fatmucket The Guadalupe Fatmucket is a rare mussel that is exclusively found in the Guadalupe River Basin. The mussel was originally thought to be a variation of the Texas Fatmucket, which is found in the Colorado River Basin (Inoue 2018).  In September 2021, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed that the…

Guadalupe Orb

Guadalupe Orb

Guadalupe Orb The Guadalupe Orb is a rare mussel that was first identified as a unique species, exclusively found in the Guadalupe River Basin, in 2018. The mussel was originally thought to be a variation of the Texas pimpleback, which is found in the Colorado River Basin (Burlakova 2018).  In September of 2021, the United…

False Spike

False Spike

False Spike The False Spike is a medium-sized freshwater mussel that is native to central Texas. The mussel was thought be extinct before being rediscovered in 2011 on the Guadalupe River near Gonzales, Texas.  In September of 2021, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed the False Spike mussel for listing as endangered…

Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly The Monarch butterfly is a large brightly colored North American native that is distributed over six continents around the globe along with the milkweed plants on which it feeds. Two populations of Monarchs perform long-distance migrations from the northern United States to overwintering grounds in Baja California and Mexico. Standardized surveys of the…

Piping Plover

Piping Plover

Piping Plover The Piping Plover is a small migratory shore bird that winters on the Texas Gulf Coast.   The piping plover has three distinct populations that migrate from the Northern Great Plains, the Atlantic Coast and the Great Lakes.  The Great Plains and Atlantic Coast plovers were listed as threatened under the ESA, while the…

Whooping Crane

Whooping Crane

Whooping Crane The Whooping Crane is the tallest bird in North America.  This species was almost wiped out at the turn of the 19th century due to hunting pressures. The Whooping Crane was listed as endangered in the federal register in 1970 and this listing was carried forward into the 1973 Endangered Species Act. The…

Eastern Black Rail

Eastern Black Rail The Black Rail is an elusive, marsh bird that lives in fresh, brackish and salty wetlands of the United States. The Eastern Black Rail subspecies is the smallest rail in North America and has been listed as federally endangered under the ESA, due to potential habitat degradation as a result of climate…