More than $73.5 million in funding to improve local air quality is headed for the San Antonio area, with local officials eyeing the funds as their best chance to clean up the air before a critical 2021 deadline.
Only a month ago, San Antonio was a hot, dry semi-desert. Now, we’re out of drought and the rivers are flooding. What kind of crazy weather is this, anyway?
The storm could cause flash flooding in San Antonio as storms drop 2 to 4 inches of rain from Friday through Sunday, with up to 8 inches possible in some areas.
City staff anticipate the higher fees will bring an additional $6,088,594 to Solid Waste’s operating and maintenance fund and an additional $1,012,259 to fund stormwater operations.
San Antonio residents will pay more in garbage collection and stormwater charges if City Council approves two fee increases at its Thursday meeting.
The San Antonio Water System faces another hurdle for its Vista Ridge pipeline, one that could leave its customers on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars per day in water the utility can’t receive.
A flash flood watch remains in effect for Bexar County and counties to the east, with more serious flooding expected on the San Antonio and Medina rivers in south Bexar County.
The Council gave its approval to a $18,265,000 contract with SpawGlass Civil Construction to build the land bridge.
A critical flood information website is back online after issues at a Microsoft data center left the site down while heavy rains hit San Antonio.
The permit currently under review by the TCEQ would allow the sewage plant to discharge up to an average of 500,000 gallons per day into Honey Creek.