Stage 2 Watering Rules Return

An important message from SAWS.   After a fall and winter in Stage 1 and little rainfall, Edwards Aquifer levels have continued to drop, and San Antonio is now in Stage 2 Watering Rules. Here’s a little refresher on Stage 2 Watering Rules:  1. Landscape watering with an irrigation system, sprinkler, or soaker hose is permitted only on your designated day once a week from 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m. 2. Hand watering with a hand-held hose is allowed any day, any time. 3. Watering with drip irrigation or a 5-gallon bucket is permitted any day, but only between 7-11 a.m. […]

2021 SAWS Annual Irrigation Checkup – Due June 1st!

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the SAWS Annual Irrigation Checkup deadline has been extended to June 1, 2021 and is subject to change, if needed.  For all inquiries, please contact SAWS Conservation at 210-233-3443 or email irrigationcheckup@saws.org. For more information: https://www.saws.org/conservation/commercial-programs-rebates/annual-irrigation-checkup/

Important News from SAWS

An important message from SAWS. Dear Property Manager or Irrigator: We hope you are doing well and we thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. We are working to restore full service to the entire SAWS service area. In order to do that, we will need your help to shut off meters where there are major leaks at the businesses and homes that you service. You can watch our video to see how to use the SAWS meter to check if you have a continuous leak, if you are not familiar with how to do so. […]

February CEU’s Tomorrow!

    Hello everyone!   In-Person CEU’s @Embassy Suites February 23, 2021   Tickets on sale now! Sale ends on Monday, February 22nd 2021 at 5:00pm. “Everyone wanting to reserve a seat at February’s meeting MUST register online and pay through the Eventbrite website.”   Event information: *Each attendee MUST register individually and pay through Eventbrite. *Seats are limited. *Your $25 includes; 2 hours of CEU credit for licensed irrigators and technicians, and dinner from Schlotzky’s. *2-Hour CEU presentation by Preston Swor.   Last, For your safety and ours: *Social Distancing will be strictly enforced (6′) *A face covering is […]

Stage 1 Watering Restrictions Return

San Antonio has returned to Stage 1 Watering Restrictions.   Here’s a little refresher on Stage 1 Watering Restrictions:  Landscape watering with an irrigation system, sprinkler, or soaker hose is permitted only on your designated day before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. Watering days begin and end at midnight. Overnight and weekend watering is not allowed.Hand watering with a hose, drip irrigation, or a bucket is allowed any day, any time.Washing impervious cover (i.e., parking lots, driveways, streets, etc.) is prohibited.Water waste is prohibited at all times. Allowing water to run off into a gutter, ditch, drain, or failing to repair a controllable […]