Category: Current Drought

Winter Water Conservation Tips – Let’s Save Water Together!

We are excited to see our reservoirs filling up, but our region is still in a moderate drought. Hopefully, more rain storms make their way to us in the coming months, but until they do, let’s keep saving water together! Here are 3 easy ways to conserve water at home: Load Up! Two easy ways … Continued

Drought Town Hall – October 13th, 4 PM

Please join Sonoma Water and the County of Sonoma on Zoom for a town hall to update the public on the drought emergency. Experts will provide the latest information on drought conditions, answer questions from the audience, and explore key topics, including the impact of the drought on groundwater, recreation, water quality, agriculture and wildlife. … Continued

New Downloadable Guide for Maintaining Low Water Use Landscaping

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership has published a new guide for homeowners to help maintain a low water use landscape. The  “Water Smart Gardens Maintenance Manual” (Manual) is an easy-to-use, step-by-step instruction manual on how to care for and maintain the plants, drip irrigation systems, and green features offered in the Water Smart Landscape Design … Continued

Drought is Here, Save Water!

75% of California’s yearly rainfall occurs from November through March. We need a lot more rain to make a difference in the drought. With very little rainfall in January and February, it’s important that we all continue to conserve and use water wisely. Your water savings will directly help save water in our reservoirs. It’s … Continued

Free Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Virtual Training

Free* class for professionals in Sonoma & Marin Counties, Sponsored by the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership. Get QWEL certified online this spring 2022! And become a recognized industry leader in sustainable landscaping and irrigation. English Instruction begins Monday, March 28th, and continues for 2 weeks, Monday – Thursday (6:00 – 8:30 p.m.) QWEL exam in … Continued

Free Water Saving Kits at “Drought Drop By” October 9th

City of Sonoma water customers will be able to pick up a free water-saving kit during the third “Drought Drop By” event on October 9, 2021, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. in front of Sonoma Valley High School at 20000 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476. Sonoma Water and its partners in the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water … Continued

Fall is here – it’s time to adjust your outdoor irrigation

During this historic drought, the City of Sonoma and the region have all been working hard to save water. This fall, it’s especially important that we all continue to conserve and one of the best things we can all do is take a break from outdoor irrigation. As the weather changes and the temperatures drop, … Continued

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