Tag: Conservation

EAA Stage 4 Decision Doesn’t Affect SAWS Stage 2 Water Rules for Customers

Although Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) has announced Stage IV restrictions based on Comal Spring flows, San Antonio Water System customers should still adhere to Stage 2 watering rules. SAWS is tapping into its diversified water portfolio to meet the 40 percent required cutback in Edwards Aquifer pumping. SAWS has significantly diversified San Antonio’s water supplies… Continue Reading EAA Stage 4 Decision Doesn’t Affect SAWS Stage 2 Water Rules for Customers

CPS Energy Color Coding Aims To Lower Energy Use

CPS Energy is launching a new conservation notification program to help customers conserve energy, manage their bills, and support state grid reliability. The notification scheme consists of four color-coded conservation levels to help residents lower energy use this summer. Green days call for everyday conservation actions while yellow days recommend additional actions during peak demand.… Continue Reading CPS Energy Color Coding Aims To Lower Energy Use

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

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