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.
The preserve is a 53-acre nature sanctuary owned by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word as part of what they call an Earth care ministry.
The source spring of the San Antonio River, also known as the Blue Hole, is a sacred place in Alamo Heights that is overlooked by most San Antonians.
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.
“Travel to places few people have ever visited,” is a phrase taken from the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) website describing the Rain to Drain Experience, one of many educational programs SAWS conducts.