SAWS Stage 1 Drought Restrictions
SAWS Stage 1 as related to irrigation watering.
Stage 1 restrictions begin when the 10-day rolling average of the Edwards Aquifer level drops to 660 feet mean sea level at the monitored well. Coming out of drought stages can be considered 15 days after the aquifer is above the trigger.
- Watering with an irrigation system, sprinkler or soaker hose is allowed once a week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on your designated watering day.
- Watering days begin and end at midnight; No overnight watering.
- Watering with a hend-held hose, drip irrigation, bucket or watering can; permitted any time and any day.
SAWS Stage 1
Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler allowed only once a week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on your designated watering day as determined by the last number of your street address.
Last Digit of Address Watering Day 0 or 1 Monday 2 or 3 Tuesday 4 or 5 Wednesday 6 or 7 Thursday 8 or 9 Friday No watering on weekends.
Areas without a treet address, such as medians and neighborhood entryways, water on Wednesday.