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Water restrictions for San Antonio Water System in Texas
10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



CATEGORIES:
Relief, Response & Restrictions
Water Supply & Quality
AFFECTED AREAS:
Atascosa County, TX
Bexar County, TX
San Antonio, TX
Caldwell County, TX
Comal County, TX
Guadalupe County, TX
Hays County, TX
Medina County, TX

Start Date: 5/22/2018 - End Date: 10/1/2018
Drought restrictions that took effect in May in San Antonio ended on Oct. 1 after the region received historic rainfall in September. KSAT-TV ABC 12 San Antonio (Texas), Oct. 1, 2018 The San Antonio Water System moved to stage 2 water restrictions on June 11 after the 10-day average of the Edwards Aquifer fell to 650 feet. KSAT-TV ABC 12 San Antonio (Texas), June 11, 2018 The Edwards Aquifer Authority announced Stage 1 pumping restrictions after the 10-day average level of an index well fell below the minimum 660 feet trigger. Some cities in South Texas began restricting water use with permit holders in Bexar, Atascosa, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays and Medina counties being told to limit their pumping. Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas), May 22, 2018
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