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Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 664.9'
2/21/18 - 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 664.9 | Year-Round Watering Hours


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Water Supply Projects

Vista Ridge Pipeline

A new game-changing water project has been proposed for San Antonio.

Vista Ridge Contract Documents
Updated 4/26/2017
Water transmission and purchase agreement contract and other documents are available via our download page.
For the next 30 years and beyond it would provide the largest non-Edwards Aquifer supply in our city's history.

Water is the basis for San Antonio's prosperity. New water supplies will move the city forward for decades to come.

  • 20 percent more water for San Antonio.
  • Protection for the Edwards Aquifer during drought.
  • Delivered to San Antonio by 2020.


142 Miles of pipeline will transport water from
Burleson County to San Antonio.

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Vista Ridge Pipeline
Latest News

SAWS Board Will Consider Second Amendment on Vista Ridge Garney Contract

Tuesday Board meeting to include vote on additional changes in anticipation of financial closing.

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SAWS Board Approves Garney Construction to Lead Vista Ridge Project

Water project continues momentum with change to new project management.

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SAWS Board Approval Could Lower Vista Ridge Costs by $450 million

Board action locks in lower interest rates on water project.

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Public Weighs in on Proposed Vista Ridge Changes

The SAWS Board is expected to consider a change in majority ownership for the project.

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