About the Program


  • Physical Address
  • Municipal Plaza Building
    114 W. Commerce, 2nd Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78205   
  • Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box 839966
    San Antonio, TX 78283-3966


  • Grant EllisGrant Ellis Email
    Special Projects Manager
    Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
  • Brandon Ross
    Special Projects Manager
    Linear Creekway Parks Program

Programs' Purpose

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Objectives

To protect the quality and quantity of the water recharging into the Edwards Aquifer through the protection of land over the sensitive Recharge and Contributing Zones of the aquifer. 

Linear Creekway Parks Program Objectives

To provide for outdoor recreation and fitness opportunities, expand bike and pedestrian connectivity, and, to the extent possible and practical, protect San Antonio’s creekways and watersheds in parks improvement program.

2000 to Present

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
  • Total land protected: 133,447 acres
  • Total funds allocated: $225 million
Linear Creekway Parks Program
  • Total land acquired: 1,275 acres
  • Miles of trail constructed: 46 miles
  • Miles of trail in design or construction: 40 miles
  • Total funds allocated: $110 million
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Featured Items

City Council Presentation Presentation to City Council.More

Edwards Aquifer Protection

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Providing the city an abundant source of groundwater.More

Linear Creekway Parks

Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails SystemAn ever growing network of multi-use hike and bike trails.More