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Edwards Aquifer Education

Edwards Aquifer Authority
Website by agency that regulates the Southern aquifer region has a wealth of information about the aquifer, its geology, and water quality. Board of Directors information

South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group
Better known as Region L, the group develops five-year plans that protect water resources now and in the future.

Gregg Eckhardt's Edwards Aquifer Homepage
Incredible website created by a dedicated volunteer containing a mind-boggling array of information on aquifer geology, hydrology, history, news, photographs, and more.

Hydrologic Features map
A wealth of hydrologic information about Bexar County is on this interactive map. Floodplains, aquifer recharge zones, political boundaries, color aerial photographs, and many more geographical features are available. Requires some learning to use effectively.
A similar web page, Development Services One Stop Map, provides zoning district designations for every lot in the City and an extensive array of other information.

USGS Edwards Aquifer page
US Geological Survey website on their Edwards research and programs. Other USGS pages of interest include Water Quality in South-Central Texas

USFWS Southwest Region Ecological Services
US Fish & Wildlife has info on endangered species in and around aquifer.

SAWS Aquifer page
San Antonio Water Systems has information on aquifer levels and geology along with pages reciting the history of aquifer protection efforts in San Antonio at History and Chronology of SAWS.

Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District
Website by agency that regulates the Barton Springs segment of the aquifer.

Protecting Water Resources with Smart Growth
EPA site presents comprehensive study of policies and tools for aquifer protection.

Conservation & Environmental Organizations

Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
An aquifer-wide alliance for protecting the aquifer and sensitive lands that provide recharge.

Save Our Springs
Groundbreaking alliance in Austin sets the standard for all others to follow. Website is a bountiful source of historical, scientific, legal, and cultural information about the aquifer.

Alamo Group of the Sierra Club
Politically active group safeguarding our nation's precious natural heritage.

San Antonio Conservation Society
One of the oldest and most active community preservation groups in the United States is a powerful voice for aquifer preservation.

League of Women Voters
Staunch defenders of the aquifer

TexAN Coalition
Collaborative effort among environmental, conservation and other public interest organizations throughout the state to educate and mobilize their membership utilizing a state of the art electronic action alert system.

Build San Antonio Green
Creating awareness among builders and homeowners in resource-efficient building methods, materials, and technologies.

Texas Living Waters Project
Group advocating for adequate water for all needs, environmental as well as human consumptive.

State Government

Who Represents Me?
Type in your home address, and it returns contact information for your TX Senator, TX Representative, and U.S. Representative

TCEQ Edwards Aquifer Program
TX Commission on Environmental Quality page on its Edwards Aquifer program governing land development over the aquifer.

Texas Legislature Online
Everything about your Legislature...bills, senators, representatives, video, etc.

City and County Government

Alamo Regional Mobility Authority
Local transportation authority that can build, operate, and maintain toll roads.

Bexar Community Dashboard
Type in your street name, and it returns information for your City Councilmember, County Commissioner, and other elected officials.

CoSA City Council
Contact information for the Mayor & City Council of San Antonio

CoSA Planning Commissioners
Contact information for the commissioners

CoSA Zoning Commissioners
Contact information for the commissioners

Bexar Commissioners Court
Your Bexar County commissioners and meeting agendas.

San Antonio Land Development Code
It's all here, hundreds of pages of rules governing land development.

Austin Water Quality Protection Program
City of Austin website has information on stormwater, watershed protection, endangered species and more. Austin's progressive aquifer and watershed protection regulations , are also of interest.