SAWS: Rates - TCEQ Pass-Through Fee
Aquifer Beaker

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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Aquifer Level 683.6 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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TCEQ Pass-Through Fee

TCEQ Pass-Through Fee

Effective Jan. 1, 2014

San Antonio Water System works cooperatively with government agencies to comply with local, state and federal regulations. As the state-level environmental agency, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality generates part of its operating revenue from fees charged to utilities like SAWS.

To help ensure you are aware of these increased state fees, SAWS now displays the TCEQ fee as a separate line item on your bill.

The bill change was approved by SAWS Board of Trustees and San Antonio City Council and applies to all residential, commercial and wholesale accounts.


Service Type   Monthly Rate
Water Fee   $0.20
Wastewater Fee $0.06

Rev. 12/14/2017