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- Bexar Regional Watershed ManagementThe Bexar County Commissioners Court, the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) entered an agreement forming a virtual flood control district designated as the Bexar Regional Watershed Management (BRWM) partnership. Since the initial formation of the partnership, 20 suburban cities have joined to expand the collaboration and help address flood issues throughout Bexar County.
- Edwards Aquifer AuthorityThe Edwards Aquifer Authority manages, enhances, and protects the Edwards Aquifer, one of the major groundwater systems in Texas serving approximately 1.7 million people. This expansive, natural underground water resource extends 180 miles from Brackettville in Kinney County to Kyle in Hays County.
- Edwards Aquifer Website by Gregg EckhardtUnofficial website about Edwards Aquifer presented as an information resource for the general public.
- EPA in TexasU.S. Environmental Protection Agency work in Texas is managed from the Region 6 office in Dallas.
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (formerly TNRCC)Contains environmental information for citizens, business people, and the news media. It also includes links to TCEQ publications and to current events.
- Texas Demographic CenterFocal point for the distribution of Census information for Texas. Distributes population estimates and projections as well as other information from the federal & state government and other sources. Monitors demographic and socioeconomic changes in Texas to better inform the Texas executive and legislative branches.
- Texas HB 4 (83rd Regular Session)Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects. Effective Sept. 1, 2013. History of the bill and documents.
- Texas State Soil and Water Conservation BoardTSSWCB is the state agency that administers Texas’ soil and water conservation law and coordinates conservation and nonpoint source pollution abatement programs throughout the State.
- Texas Administrative CodeEdwards Aquifer is Title 30 Part 1 Chapter 213
- Texas Water Development BoardThe Texas Water Development Board is in charge of statewide water planning. The site includes regional water plans and biweekly drought status reports.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Federal agency created to protect human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
- U.S. Geological SurveyThe USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and usable information.
- Water for Texas: 2022 State Water PlanDevelopment of the state water plan is central to the mission of the Texas Water Development Board.
- San Antonio River AuthorityIts jurisdiction covers 3,658 square miles—all of Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties.