SAWS: General Water Service
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 657.8'
9/19/17 - 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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Landscape Watering
Last Digit of Address Watering Day
0 or 1 Monday
2 or 3 Tuesday
4 or 5 Wednesday
6 or 7 Thursday
8 or 9 Friday
No Watering on Weekends

Stage 1:
Water once a week

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

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General Water Service

General Class Water Service and Sewer Rates

Including Apartment, Commercial, Industrial and Municipal

Effective for consumption on or about January 1, 2017

For business customers, a multi-step, base-excess use structure has been developed called the General Class. The base amount for General Class customers is 100% of customer's average annual usage. Increased unit rates apply as usage exceeds each customer's base amount.

Monthly Service Availability and Volume Charge
The Monthly Service Availability Charge (minimum bill) for all general water service furnished through meters of the following sizes together with the Monthly Volume Charge measured per 100 gallons for water usage in every instance of service for each month or fraction thereof shall be as follows:

2016
MONTHLY SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
5/8”   $11.58   $14.16
3/4”   16.55   20.17
1”   26.46   32.15
1 1/2””   51.24   62.09
2”   80.92   97.98
3”   150.27   181.81
4”   249.30   301.52
6”   496.88   600.85
8”   794.02   960.05
10”   1,140.64   1,379.09
12”   2,131.04   2,576.40
2017
MONTHLY SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE
5/8”   $12.58   $15.38
3/4”   17.97   21.90
1”   28.74   34.91
1 1/2””   55.65   67.43
2”   87.88   106.41
3”   163.19   197.45
4”   270.74   327.45
6”   539.61   652.52
8”   862.31   1,042.61
10”   1,238.74   1,497.69
12”   2,314.31   2,797.97


2016
MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
USAGE BLOCKS INSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
Base   $0.1514   $0.1969
>100-125% of Base   0.1742   0.2265
>125-175% of Base   0.2272   0.2954
>175% of Base   0.2651   0.3446
2017
MONTHLY VOLUME CHARGE
USAGE BLOCKS INSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
  OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
RATE PER 100 GALLONS
Base   $0.1644   $0.2138
>100-125% of Base   0.1892   0.2460
>125-175% of Base   0.2467   0.3208
>175% of Base   0.2879   0.3742
The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

General Class Sewer Rates

2016
MONTHLY SEWER SERVICE
AVAILABILITY CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE   NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE*   NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE*
5/8”   $12.29
  $14.75
3/4”   13.52   16.23
1”   15.36   18.44
1 1/2”   21.51   25.81
2”   30.73   36.88
3”   61.45   73.74
4”   92.18   110.62
6”   153.63   184.36
8”   245.80   294.97
10”   368.71   442.45
12”   491.61   589.93
Customers with no San Antonio Water System or District Special Project water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 2" meter size.
2016
MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Blocks Base*   RATE PER 100 GALLONS   RATE PER 100 GALLONS
1,496   $0.000   $0.000
Over 1,496   0.3520   0.4224
*The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption
2017
MONTHLY SEWER SERVICE
AVAILABILITY CHARGE
    INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
METER SIZE   NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE*   NET SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE*
5/8”   $12.98
  $15.58
3/4”   14.28   17.14
1”   16.22   19.47
1 1/2”   22.71   27.26
2”   32.45   38.95
3”   64.89   77.87
4”   97.34   116.81
6”   162.23   194.68
8”   259.56   311.49
10”   389.36   467.23
12”   519.14   622.97
Customers with no San Antonio Water System water meter will be charged the Sewer Service Availability Charge based on a 2" meter size.
2017
MONTHLY SEWER VOLUME CHARGE
  INSIDE CITY LIMITS OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS
Usage Blocks Base*   RATE PER 100 GALLONS   RATE PER 100 GALLONS
1,496   $0.000   $0.000
Over 1,496   0.3717   0.4461
*The Base Use is defined as 100% of the Annual Average Consumption

Rev. 9/2016