Federal COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

The American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, aims to help families, small businesses and local governments recover from financial setbacks caused by the pandemic. A portion of local ARPA funds for utility bill relief, making up to $10 million available to SAWS customers who qualify.

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What We Do

Sustainable, Affordable Water Services

Drought Management

When it comes to water conservation, San Antonio is the best in the nation. Innovations such as storing excess water underground help SAWS manage droughts.

Extensive Infrastructure

SAWS manages and maintains 12,000 miles of pipes below your feet, to keep water flowing to and from your home today, tomorrow and for years to come.

Water Quality

San Antonio's water is safe and reliable because of frequent quality testing by SAWS. Our commitment means clean and healthy water every time you turn on the tap.

Resource Development

Extensive water planning and innovative thinking by SAWS is securing San Antonio’s water future for generations to come.

We're Here to Help.

Developer and Permitting Tools

Developer and Permitting Tools

Apply for permits, pay impact fees and check permit status online.

Payment Assistance

Payment Assistance

We can help ease the burden of utility costs for qualifying customers.

Locate Service

Locate Service

Request location information about underground pipes.

Construction Projects

Construction Projects

Learn more about the construction projects in your area.

Making an impact.

San Antonio boasts the largest direct recycled water system in the nation.

SAWS inspects, cleans and maintains 12,000 miles of water and sewer mains.

Our desal plant converts salty groundwater into 12 million gallons of drinking water each day.