Clear, cold water now bubbles up from depths, contained by a stone well at the Headwaters at Incarnate Word sanctuary next to the University of the Incarnate Word campus.
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.
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Bexar County is considering joining Medina County to give more firepower to the Edwards Aquifer Authority in its legal battle with Uvalde County interests.
The EAA manages groundwater pumping permits and other duties related to the Edwards Aquifer, the largest source of drinking water in San Antonio.
San Antonio got half its average amount of rain so far this year. That means dry springs and continued watering restrictions.
A federal judge in San Antonio has ruled in favor of the EAA in a water case that could have led to changes in the authority’s governing board.
Students say public agencies could make data about spills more accessible, increasing the issue’s visibility and helping target solutions.
Today the flow at San Pedro Springs is strong. We can take pride in this as a measure of how we have done more right than wrong with our most precious resource.