SAWS News: Hold Off on Lawn Watering for Now
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 671.8'
9/20/18 - 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.

Learn More »


Stage 2:
Water On Your Day

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed only once a week from 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m. on your designated watering day as determined by your address.

Learn More »


Aquifer Level 671.8 | Stage 2: Water On Your Day

Log In

Pay Your Bill Online

Already registered? Log in now.

Forgot your password?

New User

My Account Page

No user account? No problem.

Sign Up Now


Hold Off on Lawn Watering for Now

Want to get your spring lawn off to a healthy start? Then let the hoses and sprinklers collect a few more cobwebs.

Even though things are starting to green up, most turf grasses don’t hit their growing season stride until April. If you start watering too early, the weeds will certainly get a boost, but your lawn won’t benefit much at all. With a few good spring showers, you might even push back watering until mid-April.

Affordability Programs

That’s good news for your grass and your pocketbook. Since SAWS water rates are tiered, the more you use the more it costs per gallon. That could cause a big jump in your bill if you water too much or too early. So keep that in mind when you set your sprinkler system.

For more ways to reduce outdoor water costs and still have the prettiest yard on the block, visit

Back to SAWS News Next: New WaterSaver Coupons Spring Forth