Maximizing storm water: Researchers at UTSA trying to purify dirty water faster

All this recent rain has researchers at UTSA excited.

They are taking advantage of all the extra water to see how well they can decontaminate it and replenish our drinking supply. They were awarded a $42,800 grant from the San Antonio River Authority and Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance to do so.

UTSA is on land that’s considered a ‘recharge zone’ for the aquifer that provides most of our drinking water in South Central Texas. Behind one of the parking lots sits a ‘sand filter basin,’ flanked by two ‘storm boxes.’ …Read more from FoxSanAntonio.com