The new board member would replace Homer Guevara Jr., whose term expires on Jan. 31, 2019.
Most of San Antonio’s global warming emissions are tied to energy use in buildings and vehicles, according to an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $1.5 million for a pilot project to determine whether manmade wetlands can help filter pollution leaving Mitchell Lake.
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 ordinance waives $500,000 in water and sewer impact fees and $1 million in City development fees under the Inner City Reinvestment and Infill Policy.
“That connection should have never been allowed,” a former San Antonio Water System construction inspector said.
An EPA webpage states that hexavalent chromium poses longterm health risks when consumed in levels greater than the drinking water standard over many years.
The whole system at the H2Oaks plant is designed to take advantage of three aquifers stacked like a layer cake below the facility.