The Rivard Report offers suggestions for hiking, biking, and paddling in the San Antonio area this Memorial Day weekend.
A Sunday rainstorm that dropped 1 to 3 inches on parts of San Antonio wasn’t enough to push the average aquifer level back over 660 feet.
The concentration of hexavalent chromium in the wells is far under the legal limit, but some regulators have pointed to health risks.
The increase would raise the average homeowner’s annual River Authority tax bill from $31.30 to $35.68.
“That connection should have never been allowed,” a former San Antonio Water System construction inspector said.
An EPA webpage states that hexavalent chromium poses longterm health risks when consumed in levels greater than the drinking water standard over many years.
A bird expert’s comprehensive survey of the Mission Reach has drawn an encouraging picture of how efforts to restore natural habitat in the area are progressing.
The controlled burns planned for June will help regenerate native tallgrass prairie grasses and flowers and help keep out small trees, shrubs, and unwanted plants.
Bill Nye sat down with the Rivard Report to discuss climate change and other issues after a talk at Planned Parenthood South Texas’ luncheon.
This park may not scratch the itch for a strenuous hike, but it comes as close as possible if you’ve only got a few hours to spare.