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Need Help? Please call our Water Efficiency Helpline at (619) 409-6779 or email us at the following

You can request a history report of your water usage along with a free water survey of your property by calling our Water Efficiency line (619) 409-6779.

Do you have an idea for a water saving device? The Innovative Conservation Program (ICP) may be what you are looking for to help produce your idea. Click here for additional details.


How to Save Water inside and outside the home from San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA)

Water Efficiency Tips  For outdoor landscaping and indoor appliances

What is a typical household’s water use? How does my household compare?

 What is graywater?
Graywater is untreated wastewater that has not been contaminated by toilet discharges. Discarded water from bathroom sinks, showers, clothes washing machines, laundry basins are sources of graywater. Graywater does not include kitchen sinks or dishwashers. Graywater is not "recycled water." For more, please click on one of the following links for additional information graywater fact sheetCounty of San Diego graywater info page, Drought Tips Using Graywater.

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How can I save water in my business?
Business and commercial customers are encouraged to replace old appliances and fixtures with water-saving equipment. Also, efficiencies with landscape watering can reap significant savings. Click here for tips from SDCWA.

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How to Garden in A Drought

Where can I go to see a California water efficient garden?
Visit the Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College. Stroll through five acres of beautiful themed gardens and learn how to save water with water conserving plants, efficient gardening practices and irrigation techniques. The Garden is located in Rancho San Diego (within the Sweetwater River watershed). Click here for more.

Want to become a Master Composter? Sign for an educational class provided by the city of Chula Vista on composting. Click here for more details.

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Additional Water Efficiency Resources
The San Diego County Water Authority is asking residents to adopt a WaterSmart lifestyle. Go here to learn more
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The US Environmental Protection Agency has partnered with water agencies to promote water-efficient products. Click here to learn more
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