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.
Members of the community will paddle down the San Antonio River during the third annual Mission Reach Flotilla Festival on April 21.
UTSA assistant professor Antonio Petrov moderated the final event of the speaker series “On the Edge of Future: Narratives of the Making of a City.”
The Texas Commission for Environmental Quality has classified more than 9,400 miles of streams and 638,000 acres of lakes in Texas as impaired.
The source spring of the San Antonio River, also known as the Blue Hole, is a sacred place in Alamo Heights that is overlooked by most San Antonians.