Edwards Aquifer Watershed Protection

Edwards Aquifer Watershed Protection

The River Authority serves as project manager and administrator for the City of San Antonio Proposition 1-funded water quality projects of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program. Funding supports projects to improve and protect water quality over the Edwards Aquifer recharge and contributing zones in urbanized Bexar County. The diverse project portfolio includes research, green infrastructure construction and retrofits, aquifer protection training and education materials, an aquifer education facility for K-12 students, and assessment of maintenance on current Edwards protection practices. Projects will be completed on staggered schedules through 2024, and the River Authority will deliver its final report to City Council in early 2025.

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San Pedro Creek: Rains from the Heavens

The Rains from the Heavens water wall at San Pedro Creek will be shut off due to maintenance Tuesday, June 18th. There will also be some road closures that day, so please be mindful if you are in this area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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The Acequia trail will have heavy traffic near MROC starting May 22nd until further notice. The SAWS Acequia project will be bringing in crews to work on the lift station site and across the street. There will have flaggers to stop traffic, please use caution. 

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