Friendly Reminder – We are still in Stage 2 Watering Restrictions.
Attention SAWS Irrigation Customers and Stakeholders: STAGE 1 Watering Restrictions in effect beginning March 10th. PRESS RELEASE Contact: Anne Kenny Hayden March 9, 2022 Office: 210-233-3622 San Antonio Enters Stage 1 Watering Rules Edwards Aquifer level hits 10-day trigger. SAN ANTONIO – So far, San Antonio hasn’t seen much rain this year, and aquifer levels are reflecting that. City ordinance requires San Antonio to enter Stage 1 watering rules when the 10-day rolling average of the Edwards Aquifer level drops to 660 feet mean sea level at the monitored well. The trigger […]
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City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Water System have lifted Stages 1 and 2 water restrictions effective Thursday, May 20, 2021. Year-Round rules will then be in effect. According to officials, recent rains in the area have sent the 10-day average for the Edwards Aquifer above the trigger of 660 feet mean sea level. Visit the SAWS link below for more information on drought restrictions. .
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. […]