While this site provides a wide variety of information to help you understand the value of water and ways to conserve, there are a number of other sources for more in-depth details. Please check out these other sites for targeted information.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water. DWR works with other agencies to benefit the state’s people, and to protect, restore and enhance the natural and human environments.
WaterSense helps people save water with a product label and tips for saving water around the house. Products carrying the WaterSense label perform well, help save money, and encourage innovation in manufacturing.
Save our water is a statewide program aimed at helping Californians reduce their everyday water use. Created in 2009 by the California Department of Water Resources and the Association of California Water Agencies, the program offers ideas and inspiration for permanently reducing water use – regardless of whether California is in a drought.
The California Urban Water Conservation Council was created to increase efficient water use statewide through partnerships among urban water agencies, public interest organizations, and private entities. The Council’s goal is to integrate urban water conservation Best Management Practices into the planning and management of California’s water resources.
When it comes to conserving water, small adjustments can have a big impact. Here you can sort through nearly 200 water-saving tips, download and print tip posters, or share your favorites on social media.
The Water Calculator is a tool that estimated the correct amount of water to give your landscape or garden every week. Developed by the city of San Diego, it provides customized water schedule by zip code based on data from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather station network.
Water is essential to each of us every day. But it’s a limited resource, so we all need to rethink the way we use water on a daily basis. By following these water-saving tips inside your home, you can help save water every day!
Most Californians think that they use more water indoors than outdoors. Typically, the opposite is true. In some areas, 50% or more of the water we use daily goes on lawns and outdoor landscaping. There are lots of ways to save water at home, but reducing the water you use outdoors can make the biggest difference of all. Here are a few easy ways to change the way you use water outside your home.
Saving water at home is easy. First, use this simple calculator to find your average annual water use and learn ways to save. Then talk with the other members of your household about the ways everyone can make water conservation a daily habit.
There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with YOU. – Water – Use It Wisely.
Home water conservation is easy once you understand how and where you can use less. The quick and easy Water Calculator shows you which water uses in your home are efficient and which are not and offers simple conservation tips that save water and energy.
A guide to understanding your irrigation water needs of landscape.