SAWS: Showerheads & Aerators
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Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 683.6'
5/21/19 - 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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Indoor Faucet

Installing the Showerhead

Steps to install the Showerhead

Step 1
Using the wrench, unscrew the old showerhead by turning it left.

Step 2
Clean threads then apply Teflon tape or pipe joint compound for sealing.

Step 3
Screw on the new showerhead by turning it right.

Step 4
Check for leaks.

 
 
 
Steps to install the Aerator
Step 1

Turn off water.

Step 2
Unscrew old aerators. Turn left to loosen.
Note: If you have difficulty removing old aerator, you might need to use an adjustable wrench. If so, tape up your wrench before beginning so it won't damage the chrome.

Step 3
Clean threads on faucet. If calcium has built up on the threads, use vinegar to clean off the calcium.

Step 4
Install new aerator.

Step 5
Check for leaks.

Tools needed:

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Teflon tape or pipe joint compound

Installing the Aerator

Tools needed:

  • Adjustable wrench