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2 1 Bexar County Water Control and Improvement District # 10 Richard Frenzel General Manager

3 2 Bexar County WCID #10 -- Provide Water/Wastewater Service to Residents of Windcrest -- Created by State in Not Part of County, City, SAWS, or BexarMet - You Own It -- Relationship similar to SA/SAWS -- Offices Located in City Hall -- Governed by Elected Board of Directors --- Serve Staggered Terms --- Election Every Two Years -- Six Full Time Employees - One Part Time - Who is Bexar County WCID Responsible for Day-to-Day Operations

4 3 Bexar County WCID # Four Wells Capable of 6,552,000 gal/day --- Over 2 1/2 Time Worst Case Usage -- Booster Station Capable of 2,160,000 Gallons -- Thirty-Five Miles of Water Mains -- Twenty-Eight Miles of Sewer Mains -- Share Maintenance Facilities With City in Exchange for Water/Sewer Service -- Three Storage Facilities Store 1,085,000 Gallons -- FACILITIES

5 4 Bexar County WCID #10 -- We are responsible for fixing day-to-day problems --- Water Main Breaks --- Sewer Mains and Laterals to Property Line -- Have a supervisor and technician on-call 24/7 -- Major repairs such as sewer rehab are handled thru competative bid process, e.g., $440,000 contract 3 - Maintenance of System

6 5 Bexar County WCID #10 -- Finances -- In Early Years, All Construction Paid for With Bonds--Revenue From Services Paid off Bonds -- Last Bonds Paid off in Board Believes Strongly in Long-Range Planning -- Plans to Avoid Borrowing Money -- Day-to-Day Operations Paid for by Revenue Stream -- All Current Infrastructure Activities Paid for From Reserves Built Over Time -- Future Expenditures Given High Priority Today 4 -- Infrastructure for Development Paid for by Developer --- Booster Station Upgrade

7 6 Bexar County WCID #10 - Major Issues Facing District -- Water Rights and Aging Wastewater Infrastructure --- Both Expensive - Water Rights is Toughest Problem-Keeping Tanks Full -- Currently Own 1625 Acre Feet (AF) of Rights -- Annual Consumption in AF Range -- However, We Face a 40% Reduction in Extreme Drought is Reduced to Not Enough to Meet Demand -- To Be Completely Safe, We Need to Buy 200+ AF at a Cost of $400, Is a Very High Price to Prepare for Infrequent Event -- Problem Complicated by EAA & Legislature --- Board of Directors Evaluating Problem 5

8 7 Bexar County WCID #10 - Wastewater Infrastructure -- Significant Part of Wastewater System Almost 50 Years Old - Failing 6 -- Since 1997, Spent Almost $1.4 on Rehab, not including… -- Contract valued at $440,000 awarded last month -- Rehab Winfield, Moorside, Weatherly, Winfield Circle -- Replacing main and service lateral to property line

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10 9 - Rebate Programs -- Toilet Rebates - $75 Each for up to 3 -- Washing Machine Rebate - $100 for Qualifying Machine 8 - Plumbing Retrofit Program -- One Free Kit Per Customer - Shower Heads, Aerators, Literature -- Pick Up at Our Office at City Hall

11 10 Bexar County WCID #10 - Watering Restrictions -- No Irrigation Between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM --- Can Hand Water Anytime -- Currently No Restriction on Day You Can Water -- We Recommend Setting a Schedule for One Day/Week If Last Digit of Your Street Number is…Then Irrigate on… Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday -- Restrictions Start When Aquifer Drops Below 665’ --- Will Limit Irrigation to One Day Per Week 9

12 11 Bexar County WCID #10 - Our Goals -- Continue Providing the High Level of Service You Expect From Us on a Day-to-Day Basis -- Provide Those Services at a Cost That Is Competative and Affordable -- Purchase Additional Water Rights to Ensure We Have Enough to Meet Critical Drought Needs -- Continue to Modernize Wastewater and Water System To Stay Ahead of Federal, State, and Local Requirements -- DO IT WITH A SMILE!!! 10

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