Water Quality

What’s New at BMA

October 9, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – October 8, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE October 8, 2019                                                                                                                       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 14TH , 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN
September 3, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – September 3, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE September 3, 2019                                                                                                                       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH , 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN
August 7, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – August 6, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE August 6, 2019                                                                                                                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12TH , 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE
June 26, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – June 26, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE June 26, 2019                                                                                                                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY, JULY 8TH , 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE
June 18, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – MEDINA DAM SPILLWAY

On May 23, the Hondo Anvil newspaper published a picture on the front page showing a person standing on the spillway at Medina Dam. While many people in the area, including myself and other BMA directors, have fond memories of
June 4, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE – June 4, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE June 4, 2019                                                                                                                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY, JUNE 10TH , 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE
October 15, 2015

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

Thursday, 15 October 2015 05:00 Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms, and ecosystem damage. By Brett Walton Circle of Blue There are 123 million households in the United States. Nearly one-fifth of them — some 21.5 million —
November 4, 2015

Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

WEDNESDAY, 04 NOVEMBER 2015 05:00 Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island’s marine heritage By Brett Walton Circle of Blue Thousands of dead bunker fish and hundreds of diamondback turtles washed ashore last May in Peconic Bay on
November 25, 2015

Septic System Pollution Contributes to Disease Outbreaks

WEDNESDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2015 13:18 More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity By Brett Walton Circle of Blue Drip by drip, septic systems, both faulty units and those that pass inspection, are nurturing an undesirable gang
December 17, 2015

Hookworm Infections and Sanitation Failures Plague Rural Alabama

THURSDAY, 17 DECEMBER 2015 06:00 New civil rights movement emerges around septic system pollution By Brett Walton Circle of Blue A measure of desperation and disease, parasitic infections caused by hookworms are seen by medical specialists as a powerful betrayal
December 21, 2015

America’s Septic System Failures Can Be Fixed

MONDAY, 21 DECEMBER 2015 05:30 Solutions require new thinking about wastewater treatment By Brett Walton Circle of Blue America’s septic systems are failing to protect human health and ecosystems from sickness and pollution. Conceived as a low-cost, low-tech means of
January 28, 2016

Septic Systems Contaminate Drinking Water Wells on Cape Cod

THURSDAY, 28 JANUARY 2016 16:44 Pharmaceuticals, flame retardants, and other organic compounds found in small concentrations in household drinking water. Photo courtesy of Landsat With sandy soils and clusters of septic systems, drinking water wells on Cape Cod are vulnerable