Tag: drought

SAWS Launches New Public Discussion on Drought Management Watering Rules

NOTE: The full presentation on proposed rules changes and video of the meeting are available here. At the August Board of Trustees meeting, San Antonio Water System (SAWS) staff presented new ideas about watering rules in advance of public outreach to garner input. SAWS Vice President of Conservation Karen Guz presented a summary of what… Continue Reading SAWS Launches New Public Discussion on Drought Management Watering Rules

Is drought the new normal?

For those who didn’t know, San Antonio is in a drought-prone region. It’s nothing new — we always have been and always will be. Despite that, our community has thrived by working together on water — from diversifying our supplies to saving water year in and year out. But another key part of our water-saving… Continue Reading Is drought the new normal?

SAWS Customers Staying in Stage 2 Despite Edwards Aquifer Drop

San Antonio Water System (SAWS) customers have been in Stage 2 watering rules for well over a year, and despite more severe pumping reductions from the Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA), SAWS will continue Stage 2 watering rules for the foreseeable future. Portions of the water system show tank levels dropping overnight beyond normal demand levels.… Continue Reading SAWS Customers Staying in Stage 2 Despite Edwards Aquifer Drop