Office of Sustainability


Contact Us
P.O. Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

Physical Address
1400 S. Flores, Unit #2
San Antonio, TX 78204





  • Douglas Melnick Email Douglas Melnick
    Chief Sustainability Officer

Environment Overview

The City of San Antonio is working with partners to save water, improve air quality and reduce energy consumption within its municipal operations and within the community.

COSA Drought Operations Plan

The Drought Operations Plan establishes guidelines and procedures for limiting water consumption by COSA departments during drought restriction periods as well as throughout the entire calendar year.

Read more about the Drought Operations Plan.

COSA Mayor's Monarch Pledge

The City of San Antonio committed to the National Wildlife Federation’s “Mayor’s Monarch Pledge,” by working with partners to enhance habitat for pollinating insects and to educate and encourage the greater community to support this initiative.

Read more about the Mayor's Monarch Pledge.

CPS Energy Save Now Home Energy Efficiency Programs

CPS is offering SaveNow energy-savings programs and rebates to help residential and business customers save energy and money as well as reduce the overall demand for energy in the community.

Learn more about the Energy assessment rebates and weatherization information.

Green Shade Program

CPS Energy customers can learn how to qualify for a $50 rebate for planting a tree at a home, business, school or non-profit. Find out more about the Green Shade Program.

SARA Watershed Wise Rebate

This San Antonio River Authority (SARA) program rebates construction of on-site stormwater best management practices (BMPs) to either new construction or a retrofit of existing property.

Read more about the SARA Watershed Wise Rebate Program.

SAWS Outdoor Conservation Programs

San Antonio Water System (SAWS) offers a number of incentive programs to encourage water conservation and help customers save on their water bills.

Read more about the SAWS Outdoor Conservation Programs.

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Climate Initiative Challenge

American Cities Climate Challenge
Learn more about the American Cities Climate Challenge.View the American Cities Climate Challenge

Sustainability Progress Report

2018 Sustainability Progress Report
Progress made on the SA Tomorrow Sustainability Plan.View the 2018 Sustainability Progress Report