The Hill Top Café, the popular eatery located 10 miles northwest of Fredericksburg, has faced a series of violations from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) over the past four years.
Johnny Nicholas, who purchased the venue with his late wife, Brenda, 37 years ago, is fighting the current with TCEQ, which states the café is a public water supply that must have a chlorination or reverse-osmosis system in place.
“The TCEQ came a few years back, informed him he’s a public water system, and fined him over $3,000,” said Henry Novak, an Austin-based attorney who rep-resents Nicholas. “And he refuses to do it.” The water the café uses comes directly from the Ed-wards Aquifer… Read more from the Fredericksburg Standard