We need your feedback! Please share your thoughts as we start the 2022 Water Management Plan and once again when the draft is available for review.

Managing our diverse portfolio of water supplies keeps our region’s water secure. That’s why SAWS regularly updates our Water Management Plan (WMP) to ensure plentiful water supplies for generations.

Water Management Plan Timeline

Upcoming Meetings



Watch our online public meeting for more information regarding the process of updating our Water Management Plan.

Securing San Antonio Future For The Next 50 Years

Water Management Plan

Click the link below to download or view the 2017 Water Management Plan that was crafted with community feedback and unanimously approved by the SAWS Board of Trustees. Once the 2022 draft is ready for review it will be available here.

We Want To hear from you

  • Population projections and meeting demand

    Aligning the city's expansion and growth with water supply availability to meet the water supply needs of a fast-growing region.
  • Conservation efforts

    Offering conservation rebates and programs to help people save water and further reduce GPCD (gallons per capita per day).
  • Watering rules

    Managing periods of drought via reasonable rules to reduce consumer water use.
  • Nonrevenue water (water is produced but revenue is not collected)

    Implementing non-revenue water reduction strategies such as proactive leak detection.
  • Diversification of our current and future water supplies

    Continue to secure diverse water sources to further reduce dependence on the Edwards Aquifer.
  • Climate Change Impacts

    Planning to determine water supply needs under several drought scenarios affected by climate change.
  • Providing wholesale water to regional municipalities and utilities

    Building partnerships with other municipalities and utilities to take advantage of economies of scale in a more regional approach to water supply acquisition and management.


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