Residents and environmental groups are asking state regulators to deny a developer’s request to build a plant that would dump 300,000 gallons of treated wastewater a day into Hondo Creek, saying the plan could damage the Hill Country waterway.

The wastewater plant would serve the Hondo Creek Farm development, a 1,000-home, 200-acre project planned for a site just outside Hondo, a Medina County city of about 8,600 about 40 miles west of central San Antonio.

Read more from Ricardo Delgado with San Antonio Express-News here.