In a turn-about San Antonio Water System CEO Robert Puente said the water utility would take over the construction of the Vista Ridge Water Pipeline if Garney was unable to meet certain deadlines.
In May, after the Spanish conglomerate Abengoa went bankrupt, the Kansas City-based firm Garney Construction took over the building of the 142-mile water pipeline known as Vista Ridge.
The $3 billion project calls for water to start flowing from Burleson County by the year 2020.
Speaking on TPR’s The Source on Thursday SAWS President and CEO Robert Puente said that Garney still needs to meet an important deadline. Read more from TPR