The Live Oak Public Works provides the following services: Street Maintenance, Park Maintenance, Waste Water, and a Municipal Swimming Pool.
The City of Live Oak has partnered with WM to provide trash collection service twice weekly, recycle service collection once every two weeks, and curbside bulk waste and tied brush bundle collection once per month. WM is also providing unlimited concierge collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) through its At Your Door Special CollectionSM service for all Live Oak residential customer.
AT YOUR DOOR SPECIAL COLLECTIONSM SERVICE
Waste Management’s At Your Door Special CollectionSM provides residents with front-porch service to collect the difficult, sometimes hazardous, and hard-to-recycle items that almost every household accumulates. Waste Management will collect the pesticides, household chemicals, sharps, electronic waste, batteries, bulbs, automotive waste products (including oil), paints, thinners, and dozens of other items that don’t belong with your recyclables or regular curbside waste pickup.
Materials Accepted with Waste Management At Your DoorSM:
Antifreeze, batteries, brake fluid, motor oil and filters, fuels and more
Fertilizers, insect sprays, herbicides, pesticides and weed killers
Caulk, glue, paint, spray paints, stains, strippers, thinners and wood preservatives
Ammonia, heavy-duty cleansers, shower/tile cleaners, drain cleaners and rust removers
Music players, TVs, DVD/CD players, VCRs, cell phones, microwaves, computers and monitors
Batteries, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent tubes and more
MATERIAL THAT WILL NOT BE COLLECTED: Ammunition, medicine, explosives, asbestos, leaking containers, commercial chemicals, or hazardous materials in containers larger than five gallons.
The City of Live Oak is in Stage 2 Watering Restrictions
Stage 2 begin when the 10-day rolling average of the Edwards Aquifer level drops to 650 feet mean sea level at the monitored well.
- All restrictions from Stage 1 remain in effect, unless added to or replaced by Stage 2 rules.
- Landscape watering with an irrigation system,sprinkler or soaker hose is allowed only once a week from 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m.on your designated watering day, as determined by your address.
- Watering with drip irrigation or a 5-gallon bucket is permitted any day but only between 7-11 a.m. and 7-11p.m.
- All residential fountains and indoor commercial fountains can operate at any stage of drought. Outdoor commercial fountains must have a Live Oak variance in order to operate during drought stages 1 through 4.
- Watering with a hand-held hose is allowed any time on any day.
- All non-public swimming pools must have a minimum of 25 percent of the surface area covered with evaporation screens when not in use. Inflatable pool toys or floating decorations may be used for this purpose.
- Washing impervious cover such as parking lots, driveways, streets or sidewalks is prohibited. Healthand safety exceptions to this rule may be requested from the City of Live Oak in writing.
- Residential car washing is allowed during drought once per week on Saturday or Sunday as long as there is no water waste.
- The use of commercial car wash facilities is allowed any day.
- Hotels, motels and other lodging must offer and clearly notify guests of a "linen/towel change on request only" program.
- And don't forget to follow these year-round rules:
- Water waste is prohibited at all times. Allowing water to run off into a gutter, ditch, or drain or failing to repair a controllable leak is considered water waste.
- Restaurants may serve water only on request (to reduce dishwashing).
- Charity car washes are allowed only at commercial car wash facilities.
- *Watering Day is determined by the Last Digit of Address: 0 or 1 = Mondays; 2 or 3 = Tuesdays; 4 or 5 = Wednesdays; 6 or 7 = Thursdays; and 8 or 9 = Fridays (No watering on weekends.)
Please continue to conserve wisely!
Track your water usage with My Water Advisor
How to join My Water Advisor 2
- Go to www.mywateradvisor2.com
- Click on “Join my water advisor”
- Click on “Sign up with account number”
- Enter your account number with the dashes. ex. 00-0000-00
- Enter your last name, add comma and then first name. (ex. Smith, john)
- You should now be in a new screen that asks for your email and a password that you will use to log in every time.
Cómo unirse a My Water Advisor 2
- Ir a www.mywateradvisor2.com
- Haga clic en "Unirse a mi asesor de agua"
- Haga clic en "Registrarse con el número de cuenta"
- Introduzca su número de cuenta con los guiones. ex 00-0000-00
- Introduzca su apellido, agregue la coma y luego el nombre. (ex. Smith, John)
- Ahora debería estar en una nueva pantalla que le pida su correo electrónico y una contraseña que utilizará para iniciar sesión cada vez.
Street Light Outages
Please email Cathi Piotrowski, email@example.com (210-653-9140, ext. 2234) to report a STREET LIGHT OUTAGE.
Free Toilet Program
Apply for your free toilet today! Are you a single family residential customer living in the City of Live Oak? Are you on the Live Oak Water System, not SAWS (San Antonio Water System)? Was your home built prior to 1992? If the answer is YES to the above questions and you are not replacing an existing water saver toilet (1.6 gallon or lower), you are a candidate for a free water saver toilet. Click here for the downloadable application. Click here the Landlord Consent Form (This form is to be filled out by the Landlord). For more information on the Free Toilet Program, please call Cathi Piotrowski at Public Works 210-653-9140, ext. 2234.