San Antonio River Authority

Type: Organization
Name: San Antonio River Authority
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Cities and Agencies Receive More than $2.3 Million in FEMA Grants to Assist with Flood Mapping Activities

Cities and agencies inTexas have been awarded more than $2.3 million in non-disaster hazardmitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).These grants are part of FEMA’s Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP) program and pay for efforts ... [Published Forney Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

SA to implement low-impact development movement

NEWSGrowing movement filters rain waterPosted TODAY, 4:36 PM Updated TODAY, 4:36 PMWeather Authority Meteorologist/ReporterSAN ANTONIO - Construction in San Antonio appears to be trending towards a growing movement called low-impact development. The process ... [Published KSAT 12 - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

San Antonio River Authority Implements FloodWorks To Help Save Lives

Innovyze Smart Water Solution to Give Emergency Responders Lead Time in Planning for and Reacting to Life-Threatening StormsInnovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced ... [Published Water Online - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

National Park Service Awards San Antonio Partners

Contact: Daniel Hollifield, 210-825-0967 National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis has awarded the "Director's Partnership Award" to area organizations and agencies in recognition of outstanding contributions made to San Antonio Missions National ... [Published Noodls - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

San Antonio Hosts World Heritage Nomination Evaluator

Contact:Susan Snow (210) 534-8875 Last week, the advisory committee for the San Antonio Missions World Heritage nomination hosted an on-site evaluator from the International Committee on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the President of the US Chapter ... [Published Noodls - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 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 - Oct 01 2014]
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 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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"It’s been done in other parts of the country, a lot, but it’s fairly new here,” said Karen Bishop who heads up the sustainable watershed program at the San Antonio River Authority."
...According to Park Superintendent Mardi Arce, "The San Antonio River is a vital link in helping park visitors understand why the missions were established.The river restoration project, along with the enhancements along the Mission Reach Hike and Bike Trail, has greatly improved our visitor experience and understanding."
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

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Texas Cities and Agencies Receive More than $2.... [Published Forney Post - Oct 20 2014]
SA to implement low-impact development movement [Published KSAT 12 - Oct 15 2014]
San Antonio River Authority Implements FloodWor... [Published Water Online - Oct 06 2014]
National Park Service Awards San Antonio Partners [Published Noodls - Oct 05 2014]
San Antonio Hosts World Heritage Nomination Eva... [Published Noodls - Oct 04 2014]
Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Oct. 1-7 [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 01 2014]
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]
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]
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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