Two San Antonio Water System tunnel-drilling projects are on the horizon, one to stop fix a hotpot for raw sewage leaks and another to make room for more water from SAWS’ Vista Ridge pipeline.
PepsiCo. will receive up to around $155,000 in rebates from the San Antonio Water System to cut down water use by almost 10 million gallons at its bottling plant on the East Side.
In his 33 years in San Antonio, Clouse has witnessed more change than almost anyone who’s still an employee of the San Antonio Water System.
The outcome of the water struggles in the 1990s was a system of regulations meant to preserve and protect the Edwards Aquifer.
SAWS performs more than 7,000 water quality tests every year to constantly monitor the city’s water supply for safety.
A utility owned by the Canadian city of Edmonton has been chosen to operate the San Antonio Water System’s Vista Ridge pipeline.
San Antonio Water System customers’ bills will rise again next year after the utility’s board approved a set of rate increases that start January.
Like its neighbor to the northeast, San Antonio also experiences intense downpours. But Austin and San Antonio have vastly different water systems.
SAWS manages, inspects, and cleans more than 12,000 miles of underground water and sewer pipes, which is equivalent to the distance from South Texas to Australia.
After Austin’s water utility sent out a citywide boil water notice, SAWS on Monday trucked 5,000 gallons of drinking water to its northern neighbor.