Ride the murky, green-tinted water along the snaking 6 1/2-mile path, shaded by willows and cedar elms.
Revenue from the higher tax rate would mostly go toward improvements in the River Authority’s ability to study and predict catastrophic flooding.
Twelve acres of the Mission Reach were set ablaze Tuesday as the River Authority conducted its first controlled burn on three patches of restored prairie.
During this Tricentennial year, it is vitally important to recognize and honor the significance of the San Antonio River and its tributaries.
The increase would raise the average homeowner’s annual River Authority tax bill from $31.30 to $35.68.
Members of the community will paddle down the San Antonio River during the third annual Mission Reach Flotilla Festival on April 21.
On Saturday, hundreds of local dignitaries and first-time park visitors gathered at 310 W. Mitchell St. on the city’s Southside for the grand opening of Confluence Park.
A recent paper by the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance proposes some specific solutions to water issues plaguing the San Antonio area.
The draining should last most of Tuesday and will allow construction crews to install a pump station and water line near Arsenal Street.
Since 2010, the San Antonio River Authority has been evaluating itself based on what its managers call a River Health Index.