San Antonio River Authority

Type: Organization
Name: San Antonio River Authority
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Oct. 1-7

Send your Alamo Heights Weekly public event notices (including recreational sports) for free to Edmond Ortiz at eortiz@express-news.net; by fax at 250-3350; or by mail to him in c/o Alamo Heights Weekly/S.A. Express-News, P.O. Box 2171, San Antonio, TX ... [Published MySanAntonio - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Software to improve flooding response

The San Antonio River Authority will be the nation's first agency to use software specifically designed to assist emergency responders during severe flooding, SARA officials said last week.The move comes about 17 months after the May 25, 2013, flood that ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

SARA Invests in Innovative Flood Forecasting Software

SARA's implementation of FloodWorks is the first of this software system in the United StatesFloodWorks is a software application for real-time simulation and forecasting of hydrological and hydraulic conditions within river basins. By linking rainfall ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Innovative flood forecasting systems debuts in Alamo city

NEWSPosted TODAY, 8:41 PM Updated TODAY, 8:41 PMSAN ANTONIO-The San Antonio River Authority or SARA, has invested in a flood-alert-system, called Floodworks to help emergency responders react to flash flood conditions."People are used to seeing the weather ... [Published KSAT 12 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Director’s Partnership Awards Recognize Significant Contributions to Parks and Programs

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Park Service announced the recipients of the 2014 Director’s Partnership Awards, which recognize the most significant accomplishments achieved by parks and outside groups working together on projects, programs, and commemorative ... [Published National Park Service - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

How bad will a flood be? Now there's a way to predict

SAN ANTONIO — A flood-monitoring software package developed and used in Europe has been installed in San Antonio to help emergency responders plan for and react to life-threatening storms.The San Antonio River Authority have announced the first implementation ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

OCI Solar Power adds 145MW of PV power to Texas' energy mix

OCI Solar Power has announced the addition of 145MW of solar power to Texas' energy mix that will reportedly generate power for approximately 25,000 homes annually. "The progress we're making with the opening and construction of new projects means more ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

OCI Solar Power Firing Up Three New Texas Solar Projects

San Antonio, TX /PRNewswire/ - OCI Solar Power is adding 145 megawatts (MW) of solar power to Texas' energy mix this year that will generate power for approximately 25,000 homes annually."The progress we're making with the opening and construction of ... [Published Power Online - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

OCI Solar Power Fires Up New Solar Farms

Three new solar projects have been fired up by OCI Solar Power adding 45 MW of solar energy. The newly operational Alamo 4 project in Brackettville, Texas, generates 39 MW for CPS Energy, San Antonio’s community-owned utility. The solar farm features ... [Published Domestic Fuel - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 3 reports

OCI Solar Power's solar farms are dotting the South Texas landscape

OCI Solar Power recently completed a new solar farm in Brackettville, Texas that will generate 39 megawatts of power for CPS Energy.This project, called Alamo 4, involved installing more than 150,000 solar panels on 600 acres of privately-owned land. ... [Published San Antonio Business Journal - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

S.A. River in frack impact study

A recently published U.S. Geological Survey study looked at the San Antonio River Basin for compounds associated with hydraulic fracturing and produced water — the first of its kind for the river, which flows through some of the busiest areas for Eagle ... [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

SARA hosts film festival

THE SAN ANTONIO RIVER AUTHORITY OFFERING ITS FIRST-EVER ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FEST THIS THURSDAY EVENING. IT'S PART OF THE NATIONAL RIVERS MONTH AND AN EFFORT TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RIVER. 11 SHORT FILMS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WILL ... [Published KSAT 12 - Jun 17 2014]

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Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of “Democracy Now!,” presents a public lecture, "Independent Media in a Time of War and Elections,” at 7:30 p.m. at Stieren Theater on campus. Admission is free."
With the powerful and comprehensive forecasting capabilities, FloodWorks will serve as a decision support system to enable emergency services. "I applaud the San Antonio River Authority for taking this proactive and cutting-edge approach to flood safety" said Charles N Hood
SARA's implementation of FloodWorks is the first of this software system in the United States and among few worldwide. "SARA is proud to deliver an innovative, ground-breaking software tool to improve the response time and efficiency of emergency response crews. We envision that SARA and the EOC partnering in this effort will protect lives during unpredictable flood-related disasters" explains Suzanne Scott , SARA's General Manager
"People are used to seeing the weather radar on the news, so we are simply taking that radar and trying to establish how much of that water gets into the creeks and streams, how that water rises and creates a flooding situation" said SARA spokesman Russell Persyn

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Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Oct. 1-7 [Published MySanAntonio - 9 hours ago]
Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Sept.... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 24 2014]
Software to improve flooding response [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 24 2014]
SARA Invests in Innovative Flood Forecasting So... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 18 2014]
SARA Invests in Innovative Flood Forecasting So... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Sep 18 2014]
SARA Invests in Innovative Flood Forecasting So... [Published Business Technology - Sep 18 2014]
Innovative flood forecasting systems debuts in ... [Published KSAT 12 - Sep 18 2014]
2014 Director’s Partnership Awards Recognize Si... [Published National Park Service - Sep 17 2014]
San Antonio Announces First Nationwide Implemen... [Published Government Technology US - Sep 17 2014]
Floodworks: Flood forecasting software [Published WOAI News 4 San Antonio - Sep 17 2014]
How bad will a flood be? Now there's a way to p... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 17 2014]
OCI Solar Power adds 145MW of PV power to Texas... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Alamo Heights-area Weekly Community Calendar — ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 10 2014]
OCI Solar Power Firing Up Three New Texas Solar... [Published Power Online - Sep 09 2014]
OCI Solar Power Fires Up New Solar Farms [Published Domestic Fuel - Sep 05 2014]
OCI Solar Power commissions solar PV plants tot... [Published Solarserver - Sep 05 2014]
OCI Solar Power's solar farms are dotting the S... [Published San Antonio Business Journal - Sep 04 2014]
Texas to gain 145 MW of new solar power [Published Power Engineering - Sep 04 2014]
OCI Solar adds 39MW in Texas [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Sep 04 2014]
OCI Solar Power firing up three new Texas solar... [Published Minyanville - Sep 04 2014]
S.A. River in frack impact study [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 22 2014]
SARA hosts film festival [Published KSAT 12 - Jun 17 2014]
GBRA loses lawsuit against SAWS [Published KSAT 12 - Jun 05 2014]
Heavy rains wash up trash along SA rivers [Published KSAT 12 - May 15 2014]
Occupational Health News Roundup [The Pump Handle] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 06 2014]
Crews cleaning up fuel spill in San Antonio River [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 12 2014]
Watershed Wise Warriors help keep San Antonio R... [Published KSAT 12 - Apr 10 2014]
What's turning SA River green? [Published KSAT 12 - Apr 08 2014]
SARA cleaning up jet fuel spill [Published KSAT 12 - Mar 05 2014]
Look ahead: Get Outdoors Event & Mardi Gras SA [Published KSAT 12 - Feb 28 2014]
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