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The History of Water in San Antonio — BCMG Educational Seminar

August 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The History of Water in San Antonio

Hosted by the 
Bexar County Master Gardeners

Thursday, August 15, 2019

1:00 – 3:00 PM


Bexar County Master Gardeners
3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230

Free and Open to the Public

Topic:  The History of Water in San Antonio

From Spanish colonial acequias to gushing artesian wells, San Antonio has a unique and colorful water history like no place else on Earth.  Gregg Eckhardt will draw from his extensive archive of historical and rare documents to trace San Antonio’s path toward diversification and sustainability in water resource management.

Speaker:  Gregg Eckhardt, Senior Analyst, San Antonio Water System

Gregg Eckhardt is an environmental scientist with 30 years of experience in environmental modeling and analysis, water resource planning and development, state and federal permitting, and water treatment.  He is known as The Nerd King of South Texas Water History.  As Senior Analyst for the San Antonio Water System, he is involved in the planning, operations, and management of the city’s water supply and wastewater.


Bexar County Master Gardener (BCMG) Educational Seminars/General Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Suite 208.  For more information contact BCMG President: [email protected].
1 CEU per Hour of Presentation.  BCMG Code: 002.


August 15, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Bexar County Master Gardeners
3355 Cherry Ridge, Ste. 208
San Antonio, TX 78230 United States
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