Keeping Up With Kerrville: Long-range water plans ensure stability - hccommunityjournal.com: Opinion

Keeping Up With Kerrville: Long-range water plans ensure stability

Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:00 am

Ever since Col. Bernie Bruns proposed drilling the first Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) well in Texas in the early 1980s (and just the second ASR well drilled in the United States), Kerrville has been at the forefront of developing new water strategies.

Bruns, a Tivy High School and Texas A&M graduate and longtime Air Force veteran, was the first general manager of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority, and his forward-thinking ideas helped shape Kerrville’s long-range water supply planning for many years.

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