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Top Ten Reasons NOT
to Change Your
Irrigation Controller

After nearly five years of continuous watering rules, San Antonio landscapes look pretty good — lush in fact. Apparently once-a-week watering did not cause much harm and saved billions of gallons of water.

With respect and homage to Mr. Letterman, here’s our list of top ten reasons NOT to change the schedule on your irrigation controller.

Year-round Watering Rules are Back!

SAWS and the City of San Antonio have decided to come out of drought restrictions and return to year-round watering rules for the first time since 2011. We know it’s been a while since we’ve been there, so let’s review what year-round watering rules mean.


Assessing Your Landscape for Change

Making landscape changes can be daunting. To help organize your project and set yourself up for success, start with a simple assessment of your current landscape.

Lawn Party Crashers

White grubs feed primarily on the roots of warm season grasses during the summer, causing massive damage and turf loss. Look for these common signs to know if your grass is being damaged by white grubs.

No Need to Water

Yes,the ground is still moist. Do not water just yet. Enjoy the summer!
Mark Peterson, Conservation Project Coordinator
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