San Antonio Water System: Small, Minority, Woman, and Veteran-owned Business (SMWVB) Enterprise Program Policy
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 664.3'
3/15/18 - 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 664.3 | Year-Round Watering Hours

eBill Site Maintenance

4 - 6:00 a.m.

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Small, Minority, Woman, and Veteran-owned Business (SMWVB) Enterprise Program Policy


  • Minority and Woman-owned Businesses will need to be dually certified as a “Small Business Enterprise” to participate in the program.
  • Small, Minority, and Woman-owned Business Enterprises will need to have an office in the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area to participate in the program.
  • Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprise Goals will be updated.
  • The number and percentages of Veteran-owned Business Enterprises who submit bids or proposals will be tracked for data-keeping purposes.
  • The South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency will become the primary source for SMWVB certification.
  • Sanctions for non-compliance with the SMWVB Program will be proposed.
  • Scoring of Engineering, Professional Services, and Alternative Delivery Construction solicitations will be simplified.

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