Water Saver Saturday - June 1st


WaterSaver Saturday
Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Palo Alto College – Performing Arts Center | 1400 W Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78224

New to San Antonio? New to gardening and landscaping? Learn about water conservation and sustainable gardening for your home at this FREE event. San Antonio Water System (SAWS) and William R. Sinkin Eco Centro are hosting WaterSaver Saturday on June 1, 2019. The SAWS WaterSaver Rewards Program allows participants in SAWS-approved conservation event or programs to earn WaterSaver Rewards points. These points are redeemable for coupons to use toward water-saving materials like plants, mulch, compost and rain barrels. SAWS customers can earn the maximum WaterSaver Rewards Program points for this calendar year at WaterSaver Saturday.

WaterSaver Saturday is a FREE half day of mini-workshops on gardening, permaculture, low impact design, landscaping, flood mitigation, native plants, pollinator gardens, rainwater harvesting and more! There will be free plants, gardening tools and other goodies at each one-hour workshop. Breakfast and snacks will be served. An ask-the-experts forum and gardening and sustainability showcase will follow the workshops. Participants will earn up to $150 in coupons and rewards and leave with plants, seeds and gardening ideas.

Participants can choose one of four series when they register. Please note that all four series are happening concurrently. You can only register for one.

Series 1: Sustainable Landscape Design, Composting
Series 2: Rain Water Harvesting, Gardening with Native Plants
Series 3: Permaculture, Home Efficiency – Slash Your Utility Bill
Series 4: Water Conservation in Your Vegetable Garden, Thinking Outside the Box - Sustainable Gardening Strategies

Eco Centro offers several of the WaterSaver Rewards Program workshops throughout the year – but WaterSaver Saturday is an opportunity to get all your points for the year in one day.

The WaterSaver Saturday is being held at the Performing Arts Center at Palo Alto College. Please be prepared for tours around the gardens with the following items: hat, sunglasses, walking shoes, reusable water bottle, and anything else you might need for outside conditions.