Permit Renewal - Edwards Aquifer Authority

Permit Renewal

The current Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program Incidental Take Permit (ITP) expires March 31, 2028. The Edwards Aquifer Authority Board approved a contract in April 2022 to perform technical services to plan for a permit renewal. The permit renewal of the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan is a five phase process.

PREAHCP Phases

  1. Listen & Learn
  2. Analyze
  3. Document
  4. Sign-off
  5. Service Action

The project work plan details the technical services. This webpage will be updated with related materials as they become available. Please subscribe to our mailing list by emailing eahcp@edwardsaquifer.org to receive the latest updates on the permit renewal.


Mark your calendars to attend the Listen and Learn Workshops. Four workshops will be held in person, each focusing on a different topic. Meeting materials for these open houses will posted here as they become available.

Workshop 1: Permit Renewal Approach

  • Date: August 2, 2022
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Norris Conference Center
  • Address: 618 NW Loop 410, Suite 207, San Antonio, TX 78216

Workshop 2: Biological Goals and Objectives

  • Date: August 30, 2022
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Medina County Fair Hall
  • Address: 733 FM 462 North, Hondo, TX 78861

Workshop 3: Climate Change and System Vulnerability

  • Date: September 22, 2022
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Dunbar Recreation Center
  • Address: 801 W. MLK, San Marcos, TX 78666

Workshop 4: Conservation Measures

  • Date: October 4, 2022
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: New Braunfels Civic Center – Garden Room
  • Address: 375 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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