South Central Texas is not immune to extreme winter weather and the catastrophe it can cause. We learned that the hard way in February 2021 during record-breaking winter storm Uri. And it’s something we don’t want to experience again. Still, emergencies happen. That’s why SAWS is always working to make sure these events don’t affect… Continue Reading Be Ready for freezing weather
A new year is an opportunity to start fresh, to right some wrongs, to do things differently. That doesn’t just apply to you, but to your property too. Resolve to show your home and landscape some love! Here’s a short and simple checklist to help you get started. Keep grease out of your pipes! Learn… Continue Reading Get 2023 off to a good start
Think no one noticed that glob of gravy you just poured down the drain? Think again. Keep your pipes clog-free this holiday season with these easy-peasy tips. Pour cooled liquid grease into a sealable container. Clean remaining grease and debris off pots and pans with a paper towel. Dispose of wipes and grease in your… Continue Reading Dirty holiday secrets? Pipes Don’t Lie.
Anyone who has ever experienced a frozen pipe in their home knows what a nightmare it can be. Flashback to February 2021 when the extreme winter weather left many of our neighbors, family and friends without reliable running water due to freeze-damaged pipes. Then, some San Antonians also found themselves knee-deep in water — inside… Continue Reading Protect Your Home from Pipe Breaks and Get a $100 SAWS Rebate
Following last February’s record-breaking winter storm, it seemed clear that San Antonians simply weren’t ready — for the temperatures, the power outages and the resulting loss of water service. It was a catastrophe that affected all of us and it’s something we don’t want to experience ever again. Emergencies happen. So SAWS has been working… Continue Reading Are You Ready To Weather An Emergency?
The extraordinary winter weather we experienced in February challenged our beloved city and our local utilities, and those across Texas, in ways never before seen. Together, we rose above the obstacles of extended power and water outages, icy roads and pipes frozen solid. When the agency that manages our state’s electrical grid mandated rolling blackouts,… Continue Reading Beyond the Big Freeze: A Message From SAWS’ CEO
Brrrr… winter weather has arrived in San Antonio! With below freezing temperatures forecast for multiple days coming up, San Antonio Water System (SAWS) would like to remind homeowners about the dangers of water pipes freezing or bursting in cold temperatures. As ice begins to form, it expands and can possibly break pipes. “San Antonio is… Continue Reading Protect Your Pipes from Old Man Winter
Yes, cold weather in San Antonio occasionally visits our doorsteps, and we at San Antonio Water System have helpful tips for when cold fronts do visit the Alamo City. Freezes do happen here, but you can be ready to protect your pipes, plants, and pets with these preparations. Pipes Better to have your bubble burst… Continue Reading Winter is Coming — Even in San Antonio