Del Rio Council Supports TBO's Push for Water Conservation

Acting on pressure from leaders of The Border Organization, Del Rio "City council members pledged Tuesday to join The Border Organization in San Antonio Monday to voice opposition to a proposal to export Val Verde County water east to San Antonio via pipeline.

Sandra Fuentes, a co-chair of The Border Organization, a grassroots citizens' group, told the city council Tuesday night, "...We are faced by an impending crisis...The crisis that would see the springs and its water, a resource that belongs to all of us, that is used as a public good and preserved for the good of all, could possibly be turned into a private commodity to be exploited and depleted for the benefit of a few..."

City Council Pledges Support to Join Border Organization to Oppose Pipeline, Del Rio News Herald