Residents of Llano and Edwards counties are fighting a pending Texas Commission on Environmental Quality permit that could have implications on Austin’s drinking water supply.

An application filed by Waterstone Creek LLC seeks authorization to “construct and maintain a dam and reservoir on the South Llano River, Colorado River Basin, impounding 12.02 acre-feet of water for recreational purposes in Edwards County,” according to a public meeting notice released by TCEQ.

Read more from Nina Hernandez with Austin Monitor here.