“Groundwater Management,” Texas Master Naturalist, Indian Trail Chapter program January 22

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First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX, Family Life Center – Gathering Room

6:00 p.m.: Business Meeting

7:00 p.m.: Program by Paul Tischler, General Manager of Sardis-Lone Elm  Water Supply Corporation

Paul Tischler began his career in the Water Supply industry in 1994 and has held management roles in the industry since 1999. For the past 13 years Paul has been General Manager of Sardis-Lone Elm Water Supply Corporation, a rural/suburban member-owned (co-op) water supply utility created in 1964 with over 5,900 currently active members. Paul also currently serves as a Board member of Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District which includes Ellis, Johnson, Hill and Somervell Counties.

Paul’s presentation will address groundwater quality, well characteristics, types of aquifers, declining water levels in the aquifers, water level monitoring and modeling, current and future trends and regulations concerning well permitting and withdrawal rates from the ground, as well as challenges for acquiring new sources of water, and conservation practices/requirements.

Indian Trail Chapter is part of the statewide Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer Program of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.   

The Mission… to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

This program is part of a series of “no cost” “open to the public” Master Naturalist programs offered the fourth Monday (generally) of each month, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please bring a friend! For more information, please call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 972-825-5175 or email: information@itmnc.com     

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