A close look at residential water use and the rate structure shows that San Antonio Water System is going down the wrong road.
While San Antonio’s public utility updates its water management plan that outlines strategies and goals for the next 50 years, it’s clear that officials don’t think a once-a-week watering proposal should be part of it.
The conversation about the Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) on Tuesday would have been very different had it happened 20 years ago.
The story of water and Texas starts right here, some 650 ft.
Public awareness and education campaigns – effective ones, anyway – can be very expensive propositions.
The recent White House Water Innovation Summit and recognition for World Water Day coincided with the Mayor’s State of the City address on Tuesday, all providing an opportunity to examine an often underestimated economic engine for the greater San Antonio area – the value of water across a various fields of research and development, technology, manufacturing, and most importantly employment opportunities.
City Council unanimously approved increased water rates and rate structure on Thursday, a strong display of confidence in the water utility’s ongoing efforts to diversity the city’s water supply and to encourage greater water conservation.
San Antonio Water System President and CEO Robert Puente offered a vigorous defense of the Vista Ridge project meeting the city’s long-term water needs at the same time he reaffirmed SAWS continuing commitment to conservation, which has won the water utility national acclaim.
The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) Board of Trustees met Tuesday to review the utility’s proposed 2016 budget and to receive an update on the Vista Ridge water supply project.
For residents or business owners curious about how the proposed San Antonio Water System (SAWS) rate structure will effect their monthly bills, the SAWS Community Conservation Committee (CCC) will be hosting an explanation and discussion of the rate structure at 11:30 am on Wednesday July, 15 at SAWS Headquarters.