The San Antonio Water System is already thinking and planning 50 years ahead to be ready to manage and maintain an abundant water supply.
Allowing Mexico to fall short on its water deliveries is “rewarding bad behavior,” State Rep. Lyle Larson said.
San Antonio got half its average amount of rain so far this year. That means dry springs and continued watering restrictions.
San Antonio’s last ditch commissioner lies at the end of a flowing stream of history that ties San Antonio to the land and its roots.
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 concentration of hexavalent chromium in the wells is far under the legal limit, but some regulators have pointed to health risks.
An EPA webpage states that hexavalent chromium poses longterm health risks when consumed in levels greater than the drinking water standard over many years.
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.
The whole system at the H2Oaks plant is designed to take advantage of three aquifers stacked like a layer cake below the facility.
Drinking water from the North Texas town beat out samples from the San Antonio Water System and others around the state in a blind taste test.