Ground-Water Discharge from the Edwards and Associated Limestones, San Antonio Area, Texas, 1975

Author Rappmund RA (US Geological Survey)
Year 1976
Description Annual report for 1975 on discharge from the Edwards Aquifer issued by the Edwards Underground Water District
Report Number Bulletin 35
Publisher Edwards Underground Water District
Location Edwards Aquifer - San Antonio Area
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The estimated total discharge from wells and springs in the Edwards and associated limestones in the San Antonio area during 1975 was 868,200 acre-feet, which is the record high for the period 1934-75. The total discharge from wells and springs in 1975 was about 2 percent more than in 1974 and about 55 percent more than the average for 1934-74.

About 38 percent of the total discharge was from wells, and approximately two-thirds of this amount was from wells in Bexar County. The discharge from wells in 1975 was 10 percent less than in 1974; springflow increased by about 12 percent.