Water / Wastewater

The Water-Wastewater Utility is owned by the City of San Marcos and operates a high quality wastewater treatment plant and water system rated superior by the State of Texas. Roughly 2/3 of the City’s water comes from surface water treated at the City’s Water Plant under the operation of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. The utility promotes water conservation and works closely with agencies such as the GBRA, the Edwards Aquifer Authority, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other organizations to develop regional water policies.

To report a water leak, call 512-393-8010.

The City of San Marcos strives to protect the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone which lies under the western portion of the city.

  1. Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

    At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms.... Read on...
  2. Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

    On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments.... Read on...
  3. City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

    For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.... Read on...
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