After a hot, dry summer, the San Antonio city manager announced the end to water restrictions effective Monday, Sept. 28.
Recent rainfall has raised the level of the Edwards Aquifer, the cornerstone of San Antonio’s diverse water supplies. Since the aquifer had remained above the Stage 1 trigger level for several weeks, the decision was made to end lawn watering restrictions that have been in place since July.
While we are returning to year-round watering guidelines, the arrival of fall typically means cooler, wetter weather so your landscape doesn’t have the unquenchable thirst for water that it did during the summer.
That makes this the perfect time to turn off your irrigation system and just run it manually. Even better, hand water only when your plants really need it.