By next fall, there will be a new water pipeline running from Bexar County to Comal and Kendal counties in an effort to lay the groundwork for new developments between San Antonio and Austin.

Texas Water Supply Company LLC, a San Antonio-based wholesale business that already sells potable water to the San Antonio Water System, has plans for another cluster of wells near U.S. Highway 281 a few miles south of the Comal County line.

Texas Water Supply Company expects to pump 15,000 acre-feet — or 4.8 million gallons — each year from more than a dozen wells, then send that water across county lines for future residential developments. Each wells is roughly 1,100 feet deep, and none are restricted by conservation rules because the wells were completed before the current districts were created… Read more from