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Williamson County Open House, Brushy Creek Trail

Williamson County News Open House for Brushy Creek Regional Trail Ph. 5 Oct. 29, 2015 at the Fern Bluff MUD Community Center The public is invited to an Open House on October 29, 2015, to present proposed plans and gather public input on Williamson County’s Brushy Creek Regional Trail Phase V. The Open House will be held at the Fern Bluff Municipal Utility District Community Center, 7320 Wyoming Springs Drive, Round Rock, Texas, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Open House will be an informal, come and go event with no formal presentation. Project maps, exhibits and handouts will be available for review and comment.  Representatives from Williamson County and their consultant will be present to answer questions about the project. Planning for the Brushy Creek Regional Trail began in 2000.  The current 7-mile long trail parallels...

What’s Up With My Water?

Recently, you may have noticed a difference in the quality of your water; a discoloration and possibly a slight odor. There are NO health concerns to the water quality but an aesthetic one. There are two culprits to this issue. The Fern Bluff MUD purchases its water from the City of Round Rock which pulls its source water from Lake Georgetown and Stillhouse Hollow Lake. The hard and heavy rains we experienced during the spring caused high levels of organic materials to be moved around in the lakes as well as new grasses and bushes that grew in areas that are now covered with water that were previously exposed due to the drought. This can cause higher than usual nutrient levels and possible algae blooms, resulting in an odor. This organic matter may cause discoloration and/or an odor. Additionally, the discoloration is caused by...