SAWS: SAWS Organization & Leadership - Financial Services
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 684.4'
5/16/19 - 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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Aquifer Level 684.4 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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SAWS Organization & Leadership

Financial Services

The Financial Services Group ensures the utility's efficient operation by effectively managing and reporting on the corporate financial position, ensuring compliance with current legal and regulatory requirements, and providing timely financial support, services and guidance to internal and external stakeholders.

Budgeting and Rates – Responsible for short and long range financial plans and developing and implementing the budget.

Accounting – Manages payroll, general records, and property records.

Accounts Payable – Responsible for the vendor disbursement function of SAWS.

Treasury – Handles investment management, cash management, and bank relationship management.

Finance – Responsible for the securitization and overall management of the utility's debt.

Purchasing – Manages the processing and contracting of all purchasing requests for materials, supplies and services.

Supply – Responsible for inventory and distribution support of all materials for SAWS.

Information Services Division – Provides system, data management, and technical services for internal and external customers, including applications support, network engineering, database management, technical support, telecommunications, mainframe management, and print shop services.

Continuous Improvement and Innovation – Conducts performance reviews and process analysis across the organization to streamline operations, maximize budgetary resources, promote efficiencies, enhance customer service and implement innovative management practices.

Doug Evanson,  Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Financial Services

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Doug Evanson

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President

Evanson, who came to SAWS in 2005, has a considerable background in treasury and finance having held key management positions with UtiliCorp United, United Energy and Black and Veatch.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Kansas and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Evanson is responsible for the overall financial operations of a $2.7 billion utility.

As VP/CFO of Financial Services, Evanson is responsible for all of the company's treasury, finance, purchasing, supply and accounting activities.