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SAWS to pay groundwater district $75,000 to settle probe over Vista Ridge flushing

The San Antonio Water System will pay $75,000 to resolve an investigation by a rural groundwater district into discharges of high-priced water down a Northside creek last year.

In April 2020, the San Antonio Report published an investigation detailing SAWS’ discharges of water from its Vista Ridge pipeline, a $2.8 billion water supply line capable of delivering 16.3 billion gallons of water from aquifers below Burleson and Milam counties, east of Austin.

Read more from Brendan Gibbons with The San Antonio Report here.