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A Tour of the San Antonio Water System

More than 80 lawmakers, legislative staffers, water planners and reporters toured the facilities of the San Antonio Water System on March 19. Here's what they saw.

The lobby of San Antonio Water System headquarters in San Antonio, featuring an 11-foot model of a low-flow toilet.
A tour group samples treated wastewater at the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center, operated by the San Antonio Water System.
The recycled water outfall on the site of the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center outside of San Antonio.
Greg Eckhardt of the San Antonio Water System speaks to visitors during their tour of a SAWS facilities.
San Antonio Water System President and CEO Robert Puente speaks at the SAWS headquarters in San Antonio.
A cascade aerator on the site of the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant outside of San Antonio, where the San Antonio ...
A cascade aerator is shown at the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant outside of San Antonio, where the San Antonio Wat...
A cascade aerator on the site of the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant outside of San Antonio, where the San Antonio ...
A sludge thickener on the site of the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant outside of San Antonio, where the San Antonio...
Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant manager Roberto Macias speaks to visitors during a tour of the San Antonio Water Sy...

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