The authority will review new applicants to represent parts of west and north-central San Antonio after accepting a board members’ resignation Tuesday.
Nearly two months after it was supposed to go on the auction block, the former Lone Star Brewery site remains inactive, its redevelopment plans in limbo.
The conversation about the Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) on Tuesday would have been very different had it happened 20 years ago.
The story of water and Texas starts right here, some 650 ft.
Younger generations and newcomers to the South Texas region have enjoyed relative peace when it comes to water wars.
Beersheba, a city in southern Israel, is largely unknown to most of the world, but the city represents a bold, progressive approach toward water usage and planning for the future. The 1,700-acre, $300 million Beersheba River Park is the main part of the Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) Blueprint Negev initiative, to move more of its population into the Negev Desert, which covers 60% of the nation’s land, but less than 10% of its population.
Bank and City officials announced $52,650 a grant from Wells Fargo on Monday that will go towards enhancing community rain gardens in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone.
The Edwards Aquifer Authority’s (EAA) Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), designed to guide the protection of water flow and species in the Edwards Aquifer region, is passing muster with a distinguished independent review panel of national experts.
Editor’s note: The University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Public Policy and SAWS will present a free public forum, “San Antonio’s Water Future: Managing Supply and Growth” on Wednesday, April 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Buena Vista Theater located on UTSA’s Downtown Campus.
Three years ago, the undeclared Edwards Aquifer water war came to an end after a half century of regional conflict that pitted San Antonio and dozens of regional entities against one another in a feud that divided generations of neighbors.