Water Conservation

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Water Conservation. It's for Life!

While water supplies have returned to normal, the next drought could be just over the horizon. In our dry climate, there's never enough water to waste. Click on the boxes below for resources to help you use water wisely, every day.

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Water Conservation FAQs

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • What is the current status of the drought?

  • Are there any restrictions on outdoor watering?

  • Where does our water come from?

  • Can I use potable water to wash pavement?

  • What are the rules regarding pools, spas, and fountains?

  • Can I wash my car?

  • My water bills have increased. Why?

  • Why did Zone 7 raise rates?

  • Did DSRSD’s water rates go up, too?

  • Why do you raise rates in a water shortage?

More Resources


www.SaveOurWater.com - California's statewide conservation website, with tips on using water efficiently. Don't miss Kid's Corner with an interactive coloring book, Kid's Quest videos, and a virtual tour of a water-efficient home.

California Drought Portal - Official information on state and federal responses to drought, photo gallery, assistance programs and other resources

Tri-ValleyWaterWise.com - Free expert help on efficient irrigation, videos on setting an irrigation controller, a vast library of low-water plants and, and much more--all geared to our local climate.

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