The Paisano

Sombrilla Fountain gets green makeover

January 14, 2014

Rafael Gutiurrez As of Friday, Jan. 10, the sound of flowing water filled the Sombrilla Plaza once again. The fountain was turned off during the fall 2011 semester because it wasted water under Stage II water restrictions. The fountain was brought back to life thanks to funding ...

Filling the Fountain

November 12, 2013

Vincente Cardenas/ The Paisano Sustainability has become the key to refilling the UTSA Sombrilla Fountain. The fountain will be retrofitted to run on excess water from air conditioning systems in neighboring buildings. This water, referred to as gray water, will allow the fountain to ...