Ground-Water Discharge from the Edwards and Associated Limestones, San Antonio Area, Texas, 1974

Author Rappmund RA (US Geological Survey)
Year 1975
Description Annual report for 1974 on discharge from the Edwards Aquifer issued by the Edwards Underground Water District
Report Number Bulletin 34
Publisher Edwards Underground Water District
Location Edwards Aquifer Balcones Fault Zone San Antonio Segment
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The estimated total well and spring discharge from the Edwards and associated limestones in the San Antonio area during 1974 was 847,500 acre-feet, which is the record high for the period 1934-74. The total discharge from wells and springs for 1974 was about one percent more than in 1973 and 53 percent more than the average for 1934-73.

About 43 percent of the total discharge came from wells, and approximately two-thirds of the well discharge was from wells in Bexar County. Well discharge in 1974 was 17 percent more than in 1973, while springflow decreased by about 8 percent.