SAWS:Construction Compliance
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 679.8'
7/15/19 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Year-Round Watering Hours

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Aquifer Level 679.8 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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Water Resource Protection & Compliance

TPDES Stormwater Compliance Workshop

TPDES 2019 Inspector Workshop Dates
June 12 & Dec. 18


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The San Antonio Water System, Resource Protection and Compliance Department, in partnership with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality-Region 13, San Antonio and the Bexar County Stormwater Program, is offering this Workshop to assist qualified inspector personnel conducting construction and development site inspections and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) reporting.

This workshop serves as an informational event that includes content providing the Qualified Inspector an understanding of federal, state and local construction stormwater regulations, ordinances and policies, regulatory expectations of construction site operators during an inspection, administrative and on-site requirements to comply with the SWPPP, erosion and sedimentation control principles and stormwater/SWPPP inspection protocols.

The Workshop includes presentations by the San Antonio Water System, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Bexar County. Items covered in the Workshop are: Proper submittal of Notices to the local MS4, proper construction site postings, site inspections of major observations, SWPPP Inspector qualifications, Signatory Delegation for SWPPP reports, proper SWPPP site map updates and inspection processes.

What this Workshop is “NOT” is a Stormwater Inspector Professional Certification Course.

This Workshop once completed by an attending individual will be provided a Certificate of Completion for the workshop with six (6) professional development hours (PDH).