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San Antonio Urban Waters Partnership Announcement

Release Date: 10/28/2014
Contact Information: Joe Hubbard or Jennah Durant at 214-665-2200 or

DALLAS – (Oct. 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal partners are meeting to discuss the designation of San Antonio as an Urban Waters Partner. The partnership was formed to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local area. This partnership will reconnect the urban communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways by improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led revitalization efforts to improve the river basin and promote economic, environmental and social benefits.

The Urban Waters Partnership meeting is Oct. 29, 2014. This event provides with the public opportunities to engage federal partners over water resources and the project. The event will be held at the San Antonio Convention Center.

WHO: City of San Antonio, Mayor, Ivy R. Taylor

      U.S. Environmental, Protection Agency Regional Administrator, Ron Curry
Bexar County Judge, Nelson W. Wolff
District 8, Councilman, Ron Nirenberg
U.S. Congressman, District 35, Lloyd Doggett
San Antonio River Authority, Board of Directors, Michael W. Lackey, PE

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
10:00 a.m. CDT

WHERE: San Antonio Convention Center
Grotto & Lonesome Dove Room
200 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Media wishing to attend the event please RVSP to or

More about activities in EPA Region 6 is available at

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