SAWS: Vista Ridge Pipeline
Aquifer Beaker

Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 678.8'
7/17/19 - 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 678.8 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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Getting Tanked

SAWS is turning its attention to the infrastructure that will receive and distribute Vista Ridge water when it arrives on San Antonio’s doorstep in 2020.

A Tale of Two Cities (Both Called San Antonio)

It was the best of times for the named-alike communities at either end of the Vista Ridge pipeline.

Land o' Lakes

The Vista Ridge pipeline route was beset by water and mud in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Not-So-Dark Underbelly of Vista Ridge

The 142-mile pipeline route includes 19 tunnels, spanning more than 2,500 feet — almost 1/2 mile of horizontal boring.

Vista Ridge Pipeline Project

Water is the basis for San Antonio's prosperity. New water supplies will move the city forward for decades to come. This game-changing water project will provide the largest non-Edwards Aquifer supply in our city's history.