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Dripping Springs takes big hit amid COVID-19 outbreak

Nearly overnight, Dripping Springs, the Wedding Capital of Texas® has been crushed by the COVID-19 virus. Couples planning their upcoming spring nuptials have postponed or cancelled their weddings leaving vendors scrambling to reschedule during what typically is one of the busiest times of the year. The effects of COVID-19 are felt throughout the industry from caterers, florists, to venues and lodging properties. In a recent meeting held by the Dripping Springs Visitors Bureau, tourism industry professionals estimated that more than four-hundred employees have been furloughed.

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New water rules to protect the flow of Jacob’s Well

On March 5, 2020, the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors passed a new rule—Rule 15, Jacob’s Well Groundwater Management Zone—to better protect water resources and springflow during drought. This action comes in response to community requests for additional protections in Wimberley Valley’s Cypress Creek Watershed.

COVID-19 economic impacts begin

The economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus are readily apparent across the state and the nation. Wimberley is no exception. Due to state mandate, schools are closed, restaurants have closed their dining rooms and turned into curb-side pick and delivery only. Bars are closed. As a town that relies on tourism, Wimberley is facing a difficult time through even the first few days or weeks of the shut down.

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P.O. Box 49
Wimberley, TX 78676
Phone: 512-847-2202
Fax: 512-847-9054