SAWS – STAGE 1 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 […]

SAWS – Water Emergency Tips!

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CEU Opportunities

Upcoming CEU opportunities through October 26th at Embassy Suites July 27, 2021 – Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: What Backflow Testers Need to Know About Legal Liability, Presented by Katrina Hamrick   August 31, 2021 – NDS, presented by Trey Vann, NDS   September 28, 2021 – Drip installation, presented by Charles Swanson,, TX A&M   October 26, 2021 – Pumps – presented by Ryan Hurst Flow Control Group / Fire Water Group   More to come!

SAWS ends Stages 1 & 2 Watering restrictions

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. .

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. […]