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