There is so much development over the recharge and more than one aquifer that I believe most of the water goes directly into the ground when we do get some good rains filling the void left by the high demand. Until those aquifers fill to capacity we probably won't see much in the way of flow from the Guadelupe.
Of course that's just my theory and why I think the Guad doesn't have the strong flow it had in years past. No one would ever admit it when there is a lot of money to be made.
Well stated Jim.
Side Note: The tubing business depends on that river flow from spring till fall.
Yep, that's just me sugar coating it!
The building hasn't slowed down, and the water restrictions continue and we keep waiting for that one good frog strangler to happen to fill all our lakes and then we'll kick the can further down the line and let others worry about it.