SAWS News: Do You Know When to Water?
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 650.6'
7/20/18 - 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.

Learn More »


image

Stage 2:
Water On Your Day

Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed only once a week from 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m. on your designated watering day as determined by your address.

Learn More »


Close

Aquifer Level 650.6 | Stage 2: Water On Your Day

Log In

Pay Your Bill Online

Already registered? Log in now.

Forgot your password?

New User

My Account Page

No user account? No problem.

Sign Up Now


Close
image

Do You Know When to Water?

image

Rain has been plentiful this year, but triple-digit temps are settling in. Before you turn the sprinkler on full blast in the middle of the day, remember there is an ideal time to water.

Year-round guidelines encourage watering your landscape before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. if you’re using an irrigation system or sprinkler. Also, make sure the sprinklers are not overspraying onto streets or sidewalks — this is water waste and it’s always a no-no.

The best way to keep your landscape happy in the heat is to water with a hand-held nozzle or water wand. Our clay soils generally don’t allow water to soak in rapidly so watering by hand is always the best method. Plus, it’s an enjoyable, relaxing way to spend time in your yard. And your water bill will be lower for it.

Back to SAWS News Next: SAWS Downtown Sewer Upgrades Move to New Location