Ground-Water Discharge from the Edwards and Associated Limestones, San Antonio Area, Texas, 1974
|Author||Rappmund RA (US Geological Survey)|
|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|
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.