Welcome to the SAWS Blog

From providing 24/7 quality assistance when needed to keeping you informed about all the latest SAWS updates, we love engaging with our customers.

Our blog is just another way to do just that with helpful tips, cost-saving ideas, and insights into our innovative programs in delivering responsible, sustainable, and affordable water and wastewater services to our neighbors.

Aguas Frescas

Fall in love with aguas frescas this season

When it’s 100+ degrees in the summer in San Antonio, it’s not uncommon to reach for an agua fresca, or the fruity or flowery beverages made with sugar and water made popular in Mexico. Typical summertime flavors include cantaloupe, hibiscus,…

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Natural Cleansers

DIY bathroom cleaners for the toxin-free home

There are a lot of reasons to switch your toxic household cleaners for ones using natural ingredients—chemicals often found in cleansers can cause headaches and irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat. Not to mention, products like chemical drain cleaners…

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How to make new plants from (almost) nothing

You might’ve heard of propagation before, but do you know what it is exactly? It’s simple: propagating means taking cuttings, such as stems, roots, leaves, or seeds and growing new plants from them. This method is excellent if you’re on…

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Rain Barrel

5 fun ways to upgrade your rain barrel

Rain barrels may seem like a complicated yard feature, but they are actually a very simple way to save water—and money on your water bill. The best part about rain barrels? They’re completely customizable! We’ve gathered five ideas for you…

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