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. […]
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 […]
Date is Thursday, March 4 at the National Shooting Complex. Early Bird Pricing ends Friday, February 12. For more information click on link below. https://phcc-sanantonio.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=610461&item_id=1110442
Effective September 30th San Antonio goes back to Year Round Watering Rules. Please visit SAWS website for more information.
TCEQ updated irrigation rules where they removed the requirement for wye-strainers on DCV’s installed below ground. All of the rules revisions can be found here: Preamble section of the Chapter 344 Changes [sos.state.tx.us]
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 […]
For the month of May 2020, SAIA will be having a webinar training on “SAWS Water Conservation”. For Texas Licensed Irrigators and Technicians you will get 2-Hours of TCEQ CEU credit. “SAWS Water Conservation” May 12 / 4pm – 6pm / 2 CEU Cost: $25 Each attendee will have to register and pay separately and will need to view the webinar on their own (PC, Tablet, Phone, etc.). Registration is now open! Please Click on link below to sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saia-webex-2-hour-ceu-class-saws-water-conservation-tickets-104430225616
Network Webinars through Irrigation Association (IA) Check out their website. First webinar on April 14th 2pm – 3pm (1 CEU) https://www.irrigation.org/IA/Education/Videos-Webinars/Knowledge_Network_Webinars/IA/Education/Knowledge_Network_Series.aspx
Sensor-based irrigation monitoring and control Wed. April 1, 2020, | 11:00am Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor at University of Maryland, will discuss moisture sensor-based irrigation monitoring and control, how that saves water and improve plant health and potential cost benefits. Register Here!