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.
“That connection should have never been allowed,” a former San Antonio Water System construction inspector said.
A Boerne project will be developed under some of the City of San Antonio’s most stringent environmental ordinances, even though it is not in Bexar County.
Robert Puente declined to accept the offered award, saying the issue of his compensation kept coming up during proposed rate increases last year.
We must do everything we can to encourage San Antonians to take critical looks at the people responsible for our water, our power, our streets, and our safety.
The utility is deciding whether to sell a portion of its water from its Vista Ridge project to other cities in fast-growing Central Texas.
Two contracts for third-party performance evaluations will cost the San Antonio Water System $193,000 over three years.
Bonuses have proven to be an unwanted annual distraction, a compensation method imported from the private sector that works poorly in the public sector.
City Council on Thursday voted 8-3 on water rate increases for 2018 and 2019: 5.8 percent and 4.7 percent, respectively.
There are no easy ways to address the critical water supply challenges that cities across America, particularly growing cities like San Antonio, will face in the future.