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.
An EPA webpage states that hexavalent chromium poses longterm health risks when consumed in levels greater than the drinking water standard over many years.
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.
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.
When it was first filed, the case captured the attention of almost every group that depends on the Edwards Aquifer, a massive underground limestone formation that holds the largest source of drinking water in the San Antonio region.
This week in Just This, we examine challenges to the Edwards Aquifer Authority which manages the largest source of drinking water in the San Antonio region.
The Edwards Aquifer Authority has chosen a familiar face to represent parts of north-central San Antonio on its board of directors.
The District 3 seat has been vacant since former director Rebekah J. Bustamante resigned late last year. The position’s term expires December 2018.
San Antonio’s first water works structure is beginning to crumble, but a new agreement between the city and the San Antonio Conservation Society will preserve it.