Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
UPDATED | About an hour after the San Marcos Mercury left a message with City Manager Jared Miller seeking comment for a forthcoming story on elevated lead levels in the municipal water supply, spokesperson Trey Hatt released a statement acknowledging the troubling readings.
Thursday, August 28th, 2014
An estimated 15,000 gallons of raw sewage poured into the San Marcos River yesterday morning after construction workers broke a 20-inch-diameter wastewater main near Thompson’s Islands.
Saturday, July 19th, 2014
The bills have come due for electricity that LCRA bought at inflated prices during a colder-than-normal winter.
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
Brookfield Residential, developers of Blanco Vista subdivision in far north San Marcos, has begun construction of a 2.8- mile-long, 16-inch diameter water line along Post Road.
Monday, February 3rd, 2014
San Marcos police and utility officials are warning residents of a telephone scam in which a man called two elderly San Marcos residents over the weekend and demanded payment by gift card for supposed past-due utility bills,...
Thursday, July 25th, 2013
Recent spotty rains have had minimal impact on boosting the level of the Edwards Aquifer, putting the San Antonio pool of the aquifer on the brink of Stage 3 drought restrictions.
Friday, August 10th, 2012
The city of San Marcos plans to invest an estimated $18 million to buy 3.52 percent of a natural gas- and steam-powered electric power generation plant being built by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
After decades of dependence on the Lower Colorado River Authority, the city of San Marcos is negotiating a contract with Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. to buy wholesale wind- and natural gas-generated electricity.
Friday, December 30th, 2011
Implementation of a multi-million dollar regional plan to protect endangered species in San Marcos and New Braunfels passed a major milestone Wednesday and now awaits the approval of the federal government.
Thursday, September 8th, 2011
The San Marcos City Council gave first nod to a FY 2012 budget and to water, wastewater,and drainage utility rate increases of about $3 per average residential customer.