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  • Developer Resources |
    the coordination SARA requests that the developers provide information on their development in the preliminary phases For most projects SARA will want a full set of plans and specifications Earlier coordination is better The contact information for development is developer sara tx org or 210 302 3666 Below is a list of typical items that SARA will want information on regarding your development This is not an all inclusive list Water quality Control and care of storm water LID features Type and size Stormwater not allowed to flow onto River Walk park Any other water producing areas Pools Parking areas Dog yards HVAC process Environmental reports Soils that if disturbed may get into water Property lines Verification of property lines Right of entry for construction Easements if needed Landscape and hardscape Tie in to existing park Appropriate to area and size of development Minimal disruption of existing park hardscape Plant selection To reduce invasive species in park Matching materials Stone concrete other Establishment of maintenance boundaries Scheduling Park interruptions Detours Public notification Existing infrastructure Pipe size Below water line tie unless water feature Irrigation and electrical in park LID The San Antonio River Authority in conjunction with the City of San Antonio sought inclusion of the new voluntary LID NCDP use pattern into the Unified Development Code UDC To eliminate the need for variances to utilize LID practices To add incentives to encourage use of LID practices and To establish performance standards required to earn the incentives The City of San Antonio also requested the River Authority to include amending the Conservation Subdivision use pattern in the project again to provide greater incentives to make use of the code more attractive Under the amendment to Section 35 210 developers using LID NCDP practices can qualify for two types of incentives credit offset based and fee based For new development the first 1 5 of rainfall falling on the developed area during the 24 hour rain event shall be managed For a redeveloped site the first 1 18 of runoff in a 24 hour event shall be managed Credit Offset If a minimum of 60 water quality volume WQV from increased impervious cover then the applicant is eligible for the credit offset incentives in table 210 1 below Applicants using LID NCDP practices and managing less than 60 of the WQV shall be eligible for credit offsets 1 through 4 in the table below If less than 100 percent of the WQV is managed first priority is to be given to managing runoff from parking and street areas within the development limits Table 210 1 Credit Offset Multiplier 1 Stream Buffer or Stream Restoration to Parkland Acre 1 5 2 Stream Restoration to Tree Canopy 1 25 3 Linear Park to Parkland Acre 1 5 4 LID BMP to Tree Canopy 1 5 5 LID BMP to Streetscape Tree 1 6 LID BMP Landscape Elective Credit Up to 25 points 7 LID BMP Drainage Area to Parkland Acre 1 5 8

    Original URL path: https://www.sara-tx.org/public-services/development-resources/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Utilities |
    Forms Links FAQs Environmental Investigators Environmental Projects Education Educational Curriculums and Materials San Antonio River Basin San Antonio River Facts Culture Natural History Request a Presentation Open Government Transparency Public Information Act Home Public Services Resources Utilities Utilities Print Friendly The San Antonio River Authority SARA is a full service water and wastewater utility provider within its district SARA recognizes that communities are finding it increasingly difficult to meet their water and wastewater needs as a result SARA offers the following services to partnering communities Commercial and residential wastewater services Construction operation and maintenance of centralized water distribution and wastewater collection systems Emergency and routine water and wastewater treatment systems Quality training programs Development and implementation of re use irrigation systems By partnering with SARA communities in Bexar Wilson Karnes and Goliad counties get the assistance they need in meeting both their current and future needs such as developing alternative infrastructure making treatment facility improvements and interpreting and complying with changing and increasingly stringent rules and regulations SARA Utilities department operates and maintains the wastewater plants and lift stations through our collection system infrastructure The operators and staff continuously attend related accredited sewer water courses to improve their job performance

    Original URL path: https://www.sara-tx.org/public-services/billing-and-contact-information/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Utilities Billing Information |
    Customers who do not have a winter record of water usage will be billed a system average Customers who have established a Wintertime Monthly Average the arithmetic average of water usage for a single family residential account during three consecutive billing periods starting with the first billing period after November 14 of each year the sewer rates are determined by using three consecutive consumptions usage during the winter averaging period December January and February The consumption history of gallons of water used during the months of the winter averaging period is applied to determine an average amount used The average amount used is multiplied by the variable rate The variable rate is determined by the cost to treat and dispose of wastewater which is applied to every 100 gallons Then the operation and maintenance rate is added The minimum fixed rate is the debt repayment on monies borrowed for a major capital improvement such as expanding the wastewater treatment plant This rate is in effect beginning July 1st and stays in effect until the following July where the new winter averaging is applied Average x Variable Rate 100 gallons Fixed Rate Regulatory Fees The regulatory assessment fees are for The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as mandated by Senate Bill No 2 passed by the Texas Legislature in Special Session effective September 1 1991 Who can I contact for residential sewer billing questions For billing questions for Bexar County please contact San Antonio Water System SAWS San Antonio Water System 210 704 SAWS 7297 service saws org Commercial Sewer Accounts The San Antonio River Authority helps with the operations and maintenance of the below commercial sewer systems City of Converse City of Elmendorf City of Goliad City of LaVernia City of Live Oak City of Somerset East Central Universal City

    Original URL path: https://www.sara-tx.org/public-services/billing-and-contact-information/utilities-billing-information/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Utilities Contact Information |
    GIS Request Form Real Estate Reports Studies Environmental Sciences Clean Rivers Program Water Quality Data Basin Highlights and Summary Reports Environmental Advisory Committee Laboratory Services Customer Login Location and Hours Services Fees Sample Acceptance Criteria Forms Links FAQs Environmental Investigators Environmental Projects Education Educational Curriculums and Materials San Antonio River Basin San Antonio River Facts Culture Natural History Request a Presentation Open Government Transparency Public Information Act Home Public Services Resources Utilities Utilities Contact Information Utilities Contact Information Print Friendly Utilities Administration 1720 FM 1516 N Converse TX 78109 Office 210 302 4200 Fax 210 661 9324 Important Contact Numbers Sewer Line Backups Line Locates or 24 hour emergency operations 210 302 4200 Goliad County Water Systems 361 645 1558 Hours of Operation Office Hours 7 30 am 4 pm Delivery Hours 8 00 am 3 pm Plant Operation Hours 24 hours a day 7 days a week and 365 days a year Helpful Documents Click Here for the Procedures for SARA Connections Click Here for Technical Specifications for Utilities Construction Click Here for SARA Disclosure Agreement on Use and Retention of Mapping Information Public Services Resources Utilities Utilities Billing Information Utilities Contact Information Wastewater Treatment Plants Water Systems and

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  • Wastewater Treatment Plants |
    and maintenance facilities expansions and system administration costs are totally funded by impact fees interest income on utilities funds hay sales and uniform user rate charges Martinez II Wastewater Treatment Plant WWTP Average Daily Flow 1 828 MGD Permitted Flow 3 50 MGD Number of Customers Served Approximately 5 100 customers Location of Customers Served Woodlake and Ventura subdivisions located in northeast Bexar County San Antonio River Authority s SARA s Utilities Department maintains the collection system which consists of 901 man holes 48 3 miles of collection line Martinez III Wastewater Treatment Plant WWTP Average Daily Flow 0 004 MGD Permitted Flow 0 150 MGD Number of Customers Served Approximately 54 customers Location of Customers Served Parc of Escondido subdivisions in northeast Bexar County San Antonio River Authority s SARA s Utilities Department maintains the collection system which consists of 8 man holes 1 7 miles of collection line Martinez III will temporarily service the Graytown Road Wastewater Treatment Plant development Salatrillo Average Daily Flow 4 507 MGD Permitted Flow 5 83 MGD Number of Customers Served Approximately 17 000 customers Location of Customers Served Wholesale Contracts with Cities of Converse Live Oak and Universal City Residential Camelot Subdivisions San Antonio River Authority s SARA s Utilities Department maintains the collection system which consists of 407 man holes 22 miles of collection line Note The Salatrillo Wastewater Treatment Plant and service system operations and maintenance facilities expansions and system administration costs are totally funded by impact fees interest income on utilities funds hay sales and uniform user rate charges Permitted but not yet operational wastewater facilities The below waste water treatment plants have a total capacity of 2 24 million gallons per day MGD U S 181 Graytown These plants utilize the latest technology to produce a high quality

    Original URL path: https://www.sara-tx.org/public-services/billing-and-contact-information/waste-water-treatment-plans/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Water Systems and Services |
    Advisory Committee Laboratory Services Customer Login Location and Hours Services Fees Sample Acceptance Criteria Forms Links FAQs Environmental Investigators Environmental Projects Education Educational Curriculums and Materials San Antonio River Basin San Antonio River Facts Culture Natural History Request a Presentation Open Government Transparency Public Information Act Home Public Services Resources Utilities Water Systems and Services Water Systems and Services Print Friendly In 2001 and 2002 the San Antonio River Authority expanded its water resource management role to include the development and acquisition of water resources for communities voicing immediate water resource concerns The San Antonio River Authority currently provides contracted operation and maintenance water services to Goliad County Water Supply Corporation Goliad County Goliad County Water Supply Corporation At the request of the Goliad County Judge the San Antonio River Authority helped establish the Goliad County Water Supply Corporation and currently provides contracted operations and maintenance of the Berclair and Fannin Water systems These two water systems are the first ever centralized water systems in these communities Since their success the systems have grown to include the cities of Cologne and La Bahia Additionally the San Antonio River Authority is contacted to provide operations and maintenances services for the City

    Original URL path: https://www.sara-tx.org/public-services/billing-and-contact-information/water-supply/ (2016-04-30)
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  • GIS and Maps |
    Basin San Antonio River Facts Culture Natural History Request a Presentation Open Government Transparency Public Information Act Home Public Services Resources GIS and Maps GIS and Maps Print Friendly Maps GIS Services LiDAR and Imagery SARA uses GIS data management data analysis and its visualization in every department of the agency The use of GIS is that widespread The SARA GIS Core Group works with all departments providing Technical support to all users GIS Software Licensing Maintenance Managing the Storage of GIS Data Providing Access to GIS Data Assist all Users Managing their GIS Data Responsible for Managing the Agency s GIS Data Building and Managing GIS Servers and Building and Managing GIS Databases Consulting on Website Map Viewers and Application Remaining Current with Ever Evolving Technology The Core group also produces Electronic and Paper Maps for our Internal and External Customers Partners and Stakeholders Web Site Map Viewers and Applications LiDAR Digital Elevation Models Aerial Imagery from Satellites Airplane and Drones FAQs or Frequently Asked Questions What maps information or data is available Maps Info Data How do I request data GIS Request Form How do I contact SARAgis SARA Contact Page How do I map my own data SARA does not provide mapping outside of the data about the San Antonio River and its watershed but feel free to contact us if you have questions about your map SARA Contact Page Do I live in a FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Zone This is a good question We are currently working to provide a map on our web site to display this information This information is not current available from SARA Please try FEMA https msc fema gov portal search How can I view my Property Tax records online Assessor records are available at the Bexar County

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  • About GIS |
    Antonio River Basin San Antonio River Facts Culture Natural History Request a Presentation Open Government Transparency Public Information Act Home Public Services Resources GIS and Maps About GIS About GIS Print Friendly Geographic Information Science GIS is a systems approach to problem solving decision making and the visualization of the resulting information using GIS Analysts Individuals Educated and Trained in GIS Computer Hardware that is Specific to GIS Computer Software that is Developed Especially for GIS The Acquisition of Information including Imagery about a Single Location or a Group of Related Locations The Conversion of that Information to Usable Data and the Management of that Data A GIS Analyst is a specially trained individual who is required to use and understand A Variety of Computer Systems Computer Software Applications and Programming The Graphic Design of Cartography or Map Making Website Design and Programming Satellite Aerial and Drone Imagery and Geography the Scientific Discipline that Seeks to Understand the Earth its Components and its entire Human and Natural Complexities The San Antonio River Authority SARA is a natural place for GIS Analysts to work The quest to understand the river and its geography is what inspires Geographers and GIS Analysts You

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