[texbirds] Re: Drought and no rivers

  • From: Brush Freeman <brushfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:55:42 -0500

This is a simplistic and extremely stupid assessment...I live virtually on
the river, and know very well the repercussions of the lack of water
release by the LCRA.  We don't like it here but have bothered to research
the reasons for it... the reasons for curtailment have nothing to do with
entertainment...Central Texas is in a dire drought that has been going on
for 5 years.  They do not get the multi-inches every month that occurs
there in your region....  There is no telling what the future will bring or
not bring and there are a million plus people to water going into a
uncertain future.  What you and others can do if you are of a religious
mind is to pray for real rains that will fill the missing ~44' of water in
Lake Travis instead of the pathetic sprinkles that make their way to that
Hill Country watershed.
"This is all done to ensure that the yuppies can go out on the lakes with
their powerboats and vroom-vroom and zoom-zoom while they pontificate about
how they are so much in favor of the environment that allows them to
maximize their personal noise and air pollution to the detriment of the
rest of the universe."

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Brush Freeman
503-551-5150 Cell
http://texasnaturenotes.blogspot.com/
Finca Alacranes., Utley,Texas


On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Brush Freeman <brushfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> This is a simplistic and extremely stupid assessment...I live virtually on
> the river, and know very well the repercussion of the lack of water release
> by the LCRA.  We don't like it here but have bothered to research the
> reasons for it... the reasons for curtailment have nothing to do with
> entertainment...Central Texas is in a dire drought that has been going on
> for 5 years.  They do not get the multi-inches every month that occurs
> there on in your region....  There is no telling what the future will bring
> or not bring and there are a million plus people to water going into a
> uncertain future.  What you and others can do if you are of a religious
> mind is to pray for real rains that will fill the missing ~44' of water in
> Lake Travis instead of the pathetic sprinkles that make their way to that
> Hill Country watershed.
>
>
> "This is all done to ensure that the yuppies can go out on the lakes with
> their powerboats and vroom-vroom and zoom-zoom while they pontificate about
> how they are so much in favor of the environment that allows them to
> maximize their personal noise and air pollution to the detriment of the
> rest of the universe."
>
>
> **********************************************************************
> Brush Freeman
> 503-551-5150 Cell
> http://texasnaturenotes.blogspot.com/
> Finca Alacranes., Utley,Texas
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 1:38 PM, Joseph Kennedy <josephkennedy36@xxxxxxxxx
> > wrote:
>
>> Don't know if they made a big deal in Austin as Austin is the home of
>> green
>> people and environmentalists and all that is good in the world.
>> The LCRA also known as the Colorado River authority has agreed to stop all
>> water inflows into Matagorda Bay as of the end of this month. That will
>> mean no fresh water into the bay and adjacent bay systems going down
>> toward
>> Aransas. They have already cut all water for ducks, shorebirds rice and
>> wildlife near the coast.
>>
>> This is all done to ensure that the yuppies can go out on the lakes with
>> their powerboats and vroom-vroom and zoom-zoom while they pontificate
>> about
>> how they are so much in favor of the environment that allows them to
>> maximize their personal noise and air pollution to the detriment of the
>> rest of the universe.
>>
>> So what if some cranes die etc. They can always clone more using the
>> latest
>> yuppy tech stuff they will think of while zooming around. So even the
>> Austin sewage water will no longer reach the coast and those downhill of
>> yuppyville.
>>
>> --
>> Joseph C. Kennedy
>> on Buffalo Bayou in West Houston
>> Josephkennedy36@xxxxxxxxx
>>
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