Public Works

The Live Oak Public Works provides the following services: Street Maintenance, Park Maintenance, Waste Water, and a Municipal Swimming Pool.

Street Light Outages

Please email Cathi Piotrowski, (210-653-9140, ext. 2234) to report a STREET LIGHT OUTAGE.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Do you have used motor oil in your home? Fluorescent Light Bulbs? Pesticides? Old Paint? Unwanted TV or computer?

Click here for WM At Your Door Flyer.

This program has been a huge success for the City of Live Oak.

  • Call 1-800-449-7587, make sure that you tell Waste Management that you are a Live Oak Resident.
  • They will send you a bag or bags.
  • You place the bag/bags at your door and they pick them up.
It’s that easy!

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.

Water Conservation

The City of Live Oak is now in STAGE 1 Watering Restrictions.

Stage 1: Irrigation or sprinkler watering 1 day per week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on your designated Watering day.  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.)

Year-Round watering restrictions with an irrigation system or hose and sprinkler is permitted any day of the week any time before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.
* Stage 1: Irrigation or sprinkler watering 1 day per week at any time before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.
* Stage 2: Irrigation or sprinkler watering 1 day per week from 7-11 a.m. or 7-11 p.m.
* Stage 3: Irrigation or sprinkler watering only 1 day every other week.

Stages 1,2,3,4 Water Restrictions

Storm Water Management Plan

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Stormwater Pollution: Effect of Sediment on Stormwater Quality

Sediment is #1 Pollutant

Erosion is the process by which water flow and wind remove soil, rock, or other material.  When wind and water flows diminish, eroded materials become deposited on the ground.  The material deposited is called sediment.
One of the biggest manmade sediment releases comes from construction activities.  Even relatively minor home-building projects can discharge large amounts of sediment if not properly controlled.  The EPA has determined that sediment is a major pollutant.
Sediment can clog storm drains and catch basins and can thereby cause flooding.  When runoff carries sediment into local water bodies such as rivers, streams and lakes, it can have a negative effect on water quality, aquatic habitats and human health.
We can keep our waters clean by establishing plants, placing sod, and spreading mulch to help prevent erosion and sedimentation.  It is important for stockpiles to be covered and protected from rain and wind.  Sediment discharges can also be prevented by installing barriers around the perimeter of the stockpile.

Brush Pick Up

Waste Management provides brush pickup for the residents of Live Oak once per month. The City is divided into two zones, Gold and Green:

GOLD ZONE - Collection of the Gold Zone begins the first Thursday of every month. Area begins at Judson Road and IH 35 and includes Retama Hollow, Brentwood Oaks, Bridlewood and Lookout Road. Also includes original Live Oak North of Leafy Hollow.

GREEN ZONE - Collection of the Green Zone begins the third Thursday of every month. Area includes all of Woodcrest and original Live Oak South of and including Leafy Hollow.

Waste Management will pass through each street only once, all brush must be placed curbside prior to the first day of scheduled pickup. The tree and shrub trimmings must be less than or equal to 12 inches (12”) in diameter and the pile may not exceed 12 feet (12’) in length, 5 feet (5’) in height and 5 feet (5’) in width.

In addition to monthly brush pickup, Waste Management will collect brush that is cut and bundled on your second regular trash day of the week. Bundles may not exceed 4 feet (4’) in length and 35 pounds in weight per bundle.

As a reminder, Waste Management is not responsible for the collections of work completed by contractors. Tree removal and extensive tree trimming is the responsibility of the homeowner. For additional questions, please call Waste Management Customer Service at 800-800-5804.

Helpful Information

Click this link to view the Storm Water Questionnaire-2017 for the City of Live Oak.Click this link to view the Residential (Indoor) Water Survey & Landscape and Irrigation Water Use Survey for the City of Live Oak.Click this link to view the 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. For information on Mosquito and West Nile Virus Prevention, Click Here.

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