Lytle to purchase more Aquifer water as quickly as possible

By Anton Riecher
The Lytle City Council approved the purchase of 11-acre-feet of hard-to-acquire Edwards Aquifer Authority water rights for $107,000 during the council’s Oct. 10 meeting.
City Administrator Matthew Dear told the council that the city is always looking for additional water rights.
“I found these on the website for EAA,” Dear said. “The cost when I called the gentleman (Johnathon Blomstedt) is $9,500 an acre feet which is about what we are seeing in the market today.”
Dear said he immediately contacted the city attorney and was told

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