SAWS stores record amount of water, desal plant nears completion

The San Antonio Water System reached a milestone last week when it announced that their Aquifer Storage and Recovery Facility (ASR) in southern Bexar County reached a record 100,000 acre feet of water.

“Nobody else is doing what we’re doing,” ASR Plant Manager Robert Macias said.

The state-of-the-art facility continues to surprise people in its ability to store water and now engineers believe it may be able to hold twice as much. It leads the country in that regard. As for what 100,000 acre feet is equivalent to … Read more from KSAT