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Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District Expressing and Ringing Alarms

 “Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District Declares Drought Stage 1 for all well owners and operators of wells completed in both the Trinity Aquifer and Edwards BFZ Aquifer systems in Bell County,” says Dirk Aaron, General Manager.  “Folks its Real”

Aaron stressed in his capacity as General Manager, “The Districts Directors urges all businesses, and utilities dependent on groundwater wells to be supportive of this initial stage requesting conservation”.  This encouragement is also important for private well owners drawing from both aquifer systems across the County. All groundwater users are encouraged to actively conserve under the Stage 1 “Awareness” by volunteering to reduce their groundwater use by 10%.

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***Drought Conditions Are Upon Us***

******Clearwater UWCD declares Stage 1 Drought. ALL well owners producing from the Edwards BFZ aquifer and the Trinity aquifer are encouraged to voluntarily curtail production and landscape water use by 10%.*******

Edwards Drought Status Report as of June 21, 2018

Trinity Drought Status Report as of June 20, 2018

 

Land Stewardship Workshop – June 15th

AgriLife Research & Extension is co-hosting a brush management and land stewardship training workshop on June 15 in Lampasas in an effort to enhance environmental sustainability, contractor profitability and landowner satisfaction.

Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education credits for non-commercial pesticide applicators license will be offered — one integrated pest management, one laws and regulations and one general.

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Clearwater UWCD RFQ for Auditing Services

The Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District (CUWCD) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit the CUWCD’s financial statements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018 with the option of auditing the District’s financial statements for the two (2) subsequent fiscal years.  General meeting with Firms to discuss our current year audit and a general overview of the District is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on July 10, 2018 the Clearwater UWCD office located at 700 Kennedy Court in the Belton Business Park.  To be considered for this engagement, your firm must meet the qualifications and satisfy the requirements set forth in the RFP.  Completed proposals must be received at the address listed below by 5:00 p.m. on Friday June 29, 2018.

Mailing Address:
Clearwater UWCD
P.O. Box 1989
Belton, TX 76513

Physical Address:
Clearwater UWCD
700 Kennedy Court
Belton, TX 76513

All questions and correspondence should be directed to Dirk Aaron, in writing at the above address or by email to daaron@cuwcd.org.  Contact with personnel other than Dirk Aaron regarding the RFP may be grounds for elimination from the selection process.

Request for Proposal for Professional Auditing Services

HOME CHEMICAL COLLECTION

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:00 – 2:00

Killeen Conference Center
3601 South W.S. Young Dr.

Flammables, Poisons, Toxic Materials, Corrosives, Oxidizers, Batteries, Mercury, Paint, Florescent Lamps, CFLs

Household Hazardous Waste includes a variety of home use products which may be poisonous, toxic, or corrosive, or have flammable properties, including acids, bases, alkaline cleaners, pool chemicals, old fuel, oil paint and paint related products such as turpentine and mineral spirits.   Latex paint will be accepted.

This home chemical collection event is open to all residents of Killeen and Harker Heights.  Proof of residency is required.

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