Water Quality

What’s New at BMA

March 26, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – Order to Postpone 2020 Election

On the 26th day of March 2020, be it known that the Board of Directors of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. I (District) has hereby adopted, by a majority vote of
March 23, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – March 20, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE March 20, 2020                                                                                                                       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WCID #1 WILL CONVENE IN A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26TH           , 2020 AT 10:00 A.M. IN THE
March 18, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – March 18, 2020

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY COVID-19 NOTICE Due to concerns regarding the current spread of this virus, and in order to protect at risk employees and employees who have loved ones who are at risk, our lobby is closed until further notice.  Any
March 17, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – March 17, 2020

March 4, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – March 4, 2020

March 4, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – March 3, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE March 3, 2020                                                                                                                       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, MARCH 9TH , 2020 AT 5:00 P.M.
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