River Authority officials say the rate increase is all about responding to the need for better flood preparedness that emerged after Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast nearly a year ago.
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A small slice of the conversation surrounding development and sustainability resurfaced last week at the request of Councilwoman Ana Sandoval.
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.
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.
San Antonio’s effort to do its part to slow global warming and adapt to a hotter world will begin with face-to-face conversation.
San Antonio’s Solid Waste Management Department is weighing a $50 fee for residents who toss used diapers in recycling and organics bins.
Lamar Smith has used his power as chairman for the past five years to do battle on behalf of the fossil fuel industry.
Robert Puente, SAWS president and CEO, will go before City Council on Thursday to make the case for two years of rate increases: 5.8% in 2018 and 4.7% in 2019.
Revisions to San Antonio’s impervious cover policies will likely add to the longstanding contention between developers and environmentalists.