Ground-Water Discharge from the Edwards and Associated Limestones, San Antonio Area, Texas, 1976

Author Rappmund RA (US Geological Survey)
Year 1977
Description Annual report for 1976 on discharge from the Edwards Aquifer issued by the Edwards Underground Water District
Report Number Bulletin 36
Publisher Edwards Underground Water District
Location Edwards Aquifer Balcones Fault Zone San Antonio Segment
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The estimated total discharge from wells and springs in the Edwards and associated limestones in the San Antonio area during 1976 was 853,400 acre-feet. The total discharge from wells and springs in 1976 was about 2 percent less than in 1975 and about 50 percent more than the average for 1934-75.

About 41 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 1976 was 6 percent more than in 1975; springflow decreased by about 7 percent.