Basic Outdoor Water
Feature Variance

Required for all water features 1,000 square feet or less.

With an approved Basic Outdoor Water Feature Variance a non-residential fountain that is 1,000 square feet or less in good working order may remain on during all drought stages for drought restrictions without prohibition. (NOTE: Fountains using 100 percent non-potable water or that are designed as a wildlife habitat water feature may use this form for a variance.)

* indicates required fields.

Business name:
* Applicant/owner First Name:
* Applicant/owner Last Name:
* Business Address:
* City:
* State:
* ZIP:
* Phone:
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* Email:
* Address of water feature:
* City:
* State:
* ZIP:
* Physical location on the property:
* Type of water feature:
Fountains 1,000 square feet or less
Fountains utilizing 100 percent non-potable water with no potable water backup
Wildlife habitat water feature (As defined in Sec. 34-271 of the San Antonio City Code)
* Total surface area of pool including horizontal surface and vertical drop in square feet: (If the square footage you entered is more than 1,000 square feet, you will need to fill out the Outdoor Water Feature Conservation Plan to apply for a variance for water features larger than 1,000 square feet.)
square feet
(numbers only)
* Estimated monthly water use in gallons:
gallons
(numbers only)
* Operator First Name:
* Operator Last Name:
* Business Address:
* City:
* State:
* ZIP:
* Phone:
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* Email:
 

*SAWS Account Number: Enter your account number as it appears on your bill.

My account number has dashes and is 20-digits:
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Acknowledgements

Please read and agree to the Agreement before submitting your Variance Request.

I acknowledge that the water feature identified above is without any leaks.

I acknowledge that the water feature is in good working order, i.e., its recirculation pump and fill sensors/valves are functioning in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.

I acknowledge that signage indicating the fountain is operating according to city ordinance is located where the general public can see it (required for 100% non-potable water use).

I acknowledge that the water feature is maintained on a routine basis.

I acknowledge that any violation of the City of San Antonio Drought Ordinance or the stated portions of the Plan may result in termination of the variance.

I have read and accept this Agreement and I understand and will abide by these guidelines as set forth by San Antonio Water System.

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