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Tag: drought restrictions

SAWS Customers to Remain in Stage 2 Despite EAA Stage 3 Announcement

Stricter watering rules will not be implemented Although the water level at the Edwards Aquifer J-17 index well is steadily dropping and the Edwards Aquifer Authority has declared Stage 3, the San Antonio Water System has consulted with the City of San Antonio’s City Manager and is not recommending Stage 3 watering rules for its… Continue Reading SAWS Customers to Remain in Stage 2 Despite EAA Stage 3 Announcement

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 and 2 watering rules effective Thursday, May 20. Recent rains have sent the 10-day average for the Edwards Aquifer above the trigger of 660 feet msl. As a result, SAWS has advised… Continue Reading San Antonio Ends Watering Rules

Make the Most of Hand Watering

Watering by hand saves the most water and allows you to enjoy the garden you have worked so hard on. Plus, watering by hand is the only method allowed any day and time during drought restrictions. Here are some helpful hand-watering tips: • Use a watering wand with a cutoff valve to apply water in… Continue Reading Make the Most of Hand Watering

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