This month, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality held public hearings for discharges affecting Honey Creek and Commissioners Creek.
Over the next six months, the San Antonio Water System will be smoke testing sewer lines over the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone.
Most people don’t think San Antonio as a major oil and gas hub, but a gathering of energy professionals focused on how the industry affects the region.
Changes to the City’s climate plan were enough to win support of the utility’s board, which voted to approve a resolution in support on Monday.
At a location near the University of Texas at San Antonio, owners plan to offer 24,000 to 26,000 square feet of climbing terrain, most of it devoted to high walls.
Most San Antonio City Council members are reacting favorably to a new draft of the City’s climate plan, with only one member so far saying he opposes it outright.
After a relatively cool, wet spring, hot and dry temperatures throughout July and August have led most of the state to shift into drought conditions.
The plan will go before the full City Council on Thursday. A vote on the plan is scheduled for Oct. 17, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg said.
Starting Sept. 16, Lake Gonzales, Meadow Lake, Lake Placid, and Lake McQueeney are all to be drained, or “dewatered,” in the language of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
On Thursday, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, issued a level 1 “energy emergency alert,” calling for voluntary conservation measures.