Proposed Rules - Edwards Aquifer Authority

Proposed Rules

Proposed rules are proposals approved by the EAA board of directors for amending the EAA’s rules. The proposed rules are released for public notice and comment before final consideration is made by the board. Proposed rules not enforceable by the EAA, but rather are a part of the overall rule-making process of the EAA.

The EAA’s rule-making process also provides the public with opportunities to submit public comment on all proposed rules. The EAA will consider all comments that are submitted within the official public comment period.

The EAA is currently accepting public comments on its proposed rules to:

  1. modify the process by which an irrigator files a Notice of Intent to Finish out a Crop;
  2. modify the process by which Base Irrigation Groundwater rights are converted; and
  3. implement changes mandated during the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

Public Hearing Dates

Public Hearing will be held on the following dates:

6:00pm, Tuesday, October 1, 2019
St. Louis Braden Keller Community Center
1410 Amelia Street
Castroville, TX 78009

6:00pm, Wednesday, October 2, 2019
SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center
Cactus Room
300 E. Main Street
Uvalde, TX 78801

6:30pm, Monday, October 7, 2019
New Braunfels Public Library
700 E. Common Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130

6:00pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Edwards Aquifer Authority
Board Room
900 E. Quincy Street
San Antonio, TX 78215

Public comments may be submitted verbally or in writing. However, the EAA will only formally respond to comments that have been submitted in writing.

Written comments may be submitted to the EAA by hand delivery or by mail at the following address:

Edwards Aquifer Authority
Attention: Policies & Rules
900 E. Quincy
San Antonio, Texas 78215

All current approved proposed rules are available for download from the above links and may also be obtained by contacting the EAA at (210) 222-2204 or (800) 292-1047.