SAWS: 'Green' Gardens
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 686.7'
1/18/19 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Year-Round Watering Hours

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Aquifer Level 686.7 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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Water Quality

'Green' Gardens

What we do in our yards can either have a good or adverse effect on the water quality of our streams and lakes. Distributing natural vegetation, using excess lawn chemicals and not disposing of grass clippings can create a mess of problems. So before you reach for a spray gun or fertilizer spreader, please consider the impact it may have on our water.

 

Eco-friendly H2O Tips

  • Only use safe (and whenever possible) organic lawn products. Read all instructions and use product sparingly.

  • Never apply lawn chemicals near waterways.

  • Don't dump leaves or lawn clippings in a nearby stream. Compost it. (See below.)

  • Keep storm drains near your home clear of debris.

  • Use gravel and stepping stones in place of concrete for patios and walks to help increase soil absorption of water runoff.

  • Rather than plastic film, use straw or unity fabric for mulch and ground cover.

  • Angle gutter downspouts away from storm drains.

     

     

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