Ground-Water Discharge from the Edwards and Associated Limestones, San Antonio Area, Texas, 1975
|Author||Rappmund RA (US Geological Survey)|
|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|
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.