Please check out these websites for additional conservation information.

Website Resources


The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) provides comprehensive leadership, advocacy and resources for California public water agencies to ensure a high quality and reliable water supply in an environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible manner.

Alliance for Water Efficiency

The Alliance for Water Efficiency serves as a North American advocate for water-efficient products and programs and provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts.

California Water Efficiency Partnership

The California Water Efficiency Partnership (CalWEP) works to maximize urban water efficiency and conservation throughout California by supporting and integrating innovative technologies and practices; encouraging effective public policies, advancing research, training, and public education; and building collaborative approaches and partnerships.

California Department of Water Resources

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.

How Much Water Do I Use?

Home water conservation is easy once you understand how and where you can use less. The Water Calculator shows you which water uses in your home are efficient and which are not, and offers simple conservation tips to save water and energy.

Irrigation Water Needs

A guide to understanding the irrigation water needs of your landscape.

100 Ways to Save

When it comes to conserving water, minor adjustments can have a significant impact. Here you can sort through nearly 200 water-saving tips, download and print tip posters, or share your favorites on social media.

Save Our Water

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.

U.S. EPA WaterSense

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.

Watering Index and Calculator for Landscape

The Water Calculator is a tool that estimates the correct amount of water to give your landscape or garden every week. Developed by the city of San Diego, it provides customized water schedules by zip code based on data from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather station network.

Water Savings – Inside the Home

Water is a limited resource so we all need to rethink how we use it. By following these tips inside your home, you can help save water every day!

Water Savings – Outside the Home

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 many ways to save water at home but reducing the water you use outdoors can make the most significant difference. Here are a few easy ways to change how you use water outside your home.

Water Use It Wisely

There are several ways to save water, and they all start with YOU. Water – Use It Wisely.