SAWS says bid dispute won’t stop flow of Vista Ridge water

On a former ranch property near an elementary school in Stone Oak, the largest water tank ever built by the San Antonio Water System is under construction.

The tank is approximately 81 feet tall and big enough to hold 10 million gallons, according to SAWS Vice President of Engineering and Construction Andrea Beymer. That’s enough to fill 15 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

“This is where they’ll hand off water from one water system to another water system,” said Lilliana Gonzalez, a SAWS communications specialist who led a tour of the construction site on Friday.

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