The $ 6 trillion budget proposed by President Joe Biden includes $ 2.34 million for work on the Westside Creeks project, which includes rehabilitation and habitat enhancement along the Alazán, Apache, Martinez streams. , Zarzamora and lower San Pedro.
The president’s proposal is awaiting congressional consideration and has been criticized by Republicans as excessive. Local leaders see the inclusion of Westside Creeks in the plan as a beacon of hope for a project that has been running for more than 13 years. Bexar County is the financial partner, while the San Antonio River Authority is the project sponsor in conjunction with the US Army Corps of Engineers.