San Antonio’s conservation ordinance helps conserve and extend our water resources. It prohibits water waste and imposes watering rules when the Edwards Aquifer level drops. To make San Antonio’s conservation ordinance more effective, efficient, and fair, SAWS is proposing changes and is seeking your feedback.
Aug. to Oct. 2023
Draft updated Utility Service Regulations
SAWS board vote on Utility Service regulations
City Council consideration of rates ordinance for enforcement
Presentation & Meeting Videos
Watch our VP of Conservation, Karen Guz, explain each of the four key proposed changes. Find more information regarding the proposed changes in this short video series.
watering rules review & proposed changes
Click the link below to download or view a one-page overview of the proposed changes. You can also see a list of the FAQs by clicking that link.
Proposed changes to the Utility Service Regulations will be posted here when available.