Tag: Conservation

San Antonio Ends Watering Rules

Per city ordinance, San Antonio City Manager Erik Walsh, in consultation with SAWS President/CEO Robert R. Puente, declared an end to Stage 1 watering rules effective Tuesday, November 2. Year-round watering rules will then be in effect. Recent rains and cooler temperatures have helped send the 10-day average for the Edwards Aquifer above the necessary… Continue Reading San Antonio Ends Watering Rules

5 Steps To a Gorgeous Garden

You may want to sit down for this: There is no such thing as a no-maintenance garden. Luckily there is such a thing as a low maintenance garden — one that only requires you to tackle five basic tasks before spring officially arrives. 1. Cut back perennials after the chance of freezing temperatures has passed,… Continue Reading 5 Steps To a Gorgeous Garden

Water on Your Day

Between triple-digit heat and scant rainfall, the dog days of summer have arrived with a vengeance — along with landscape watering restrictions for the first time since 2018. That means watering your lawn with an irrigation system, sprinkler or soaker hose is allowed only one day a week on your designated watering day, determined by… Continue Reading Water on Your Day

We Are Here To Help

SAWS has many programs and resources to help you avoid the hardship and hassle of a high water bill. Purchase a water flow sensor device and we’ll rebate you $150 toward the purchase after it’s installed. See all eligible devices at GardenStyleSA.com/sensor. Sign up for a monthly WaterSmart report at saws.org/watersmart. You’ll get a detailed… Continue Reading We Are Here To Help

Protecting Your Pipes and Plants from Freezing Temperatures

With freezing temperatures expected, it’s important to remember the dangers of water pipes freezing or bursting in cold temperatures. One of the most common hazards in San Antonio is freezing run-off from irrigation systems, so turn them off now before they become a liability. When water from spray irrigation systems run off onto sidewalks and… Continue Reading Protecting Your Pipes and Plants from Freezing Temperatures