The City of San Antonio, Bexar County and the San Antonio Food Bank opened more than 20 water distribution sites. The sites will remain open until March 6. Residents will be able to pick up one case of bottled water per day per household.
Purple Markers: These are locations that will be open on Friday, February 26 when, due to expected inclement weather, the City and County will temporarily reduce the number of bottled water distribution sites. The hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individuals may pick up one case of water per household per day. The Purple Markers are the locations that are open Friday, Feb. 26.
Red Markers: These are bottled water distribution sites operated by the City and County that are normally open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sites will remain open through March 6.
Blue Markers: The San Antonio Water System converted its five bulk water distribution sites to self-service as of noon, Feb. 22. The faucets will remain available 24/7 at these locations until further notice. Customers will need to bring their own clean containers.
Find the locations on this map:
Volunteers are needed to help staff the bottled water distribution sites. Volunteer shifts are available Monday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers will assist with loading cases of water into vehicles and provide instructions at the distribution sites. The entire shift will be outdoors, and volunteers must be able to lift 20 pounds. Shift leaders are also needed to serve as an on-site contact for volunteers.
To volunteer, please register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/
The City will also provide bottled water delivery to homebound seniors, San Antonio Housing Authority properties without water, nursing homes, boarding homes, some dialysis facilities and residents with medical needs. These locations have been identified and coordinated with partner agencies. Delivery availability is limited but can be requested by calling 311.
The sites will abide by COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearing masks and practicing physical distancing.