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City Guide 2014

A Basic Guide to City Services

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CPS Energy
1-800-773-3077, cpsenergy.com

Get those lights turned on. This City-owned utility will hook you up with electricity and gas.

San Antonio Water System (SAWS)
(210) 704-SAWS (7297), saws.org

… And get your shower on, while you’re at it. SAWS is your ticket to water and sewer services.

Recycling
(210) 207-6428, sarecycles.org

Don’t Mess With San Antonio; recycle y’all. SA offers recycling bins for all your reusable household items.

Animal Care Services
(210) 207-4738, sanantonio.gov/animalcare

Adopt, license or find your pet. ACS also offers free to low cost spay or neutering for your furry friend.

Internet/Cable/Phone Providers
Comcast, (866) 774-3128, comcast.com
Grande Communications, (210) 320-4600, mygrande.com
Time Warner, (210) 244-0500, timewarnercable.com
AT&T, (800) 288-2020, att.com

We know you can’t live without internet, and since they typically come in bundles with phone and cable these days, call any of the providers for your one stop shop.

And call 3-1-1 for all your city-related concerns, from potholes to stray dogs.

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  • A Basic Guide to City Services CPS Energy 1-800-773-3077, cpsenergy.com... | 2/24/2014
  • Festival and Parade Planner If you’re new to San Antonio, you need to know that one thing we do extremely well is party. Here’s a list of some of our biggest and best parades and festivals so you... | 2/24/2014
  • Five Choice Apps for SA Living San Antonio 311: Report It. Do you need to request a dead animal pick up? Report graffiti in the park? Gripe about your neighbor’s overgrown yard? | 2/24/2014
  • SA’s Shadiest (in a good way) Parks For anyone in charge of a child or two, knowing where to find the nearest playground is information as essential as the numbers for poison control and your pediatrician... | 2/24/2014
  • Yes, Healthy ‘Fast’ Food Exists in SA Sure, tacos and Tex Mex might get the glory in San Antonio’s food scene, but let’s give some recognition to the delicious islands of healthy, clean livin’ food throughout... | 2/24/2014
  • Pet Primpin’: Feeding and grooming your furry friends Fur-children deserve the occasional pampering. Several local shops cater to the four-legged crowd in more ways than just grooming. Here are some local... | 2/24/2014
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