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Drought 2014

Due to severely dry conditions, Governor Brown has declared a drought emergency for California.

We have taken steps to prepare for this situation, but we need your help to ensure there is enough water to last through this drought. Residents must reduce water usage by at least 20 percent.

How You Can Help Meet the 20% Reduction:

  1. Reduce Watering Times
    Water less in short bursts to avoid runoff.
    Water at night between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. to minimize evaporation. Less water is needed during the cooler overnight temperatures.
  2. Inspect Your Irrigation System
    Check for broken and clogged sprinkler heads and replace them right away. Adjust nozzles to water plants, not the sidewalk or driveway.
  3. Find And Fix Leaks
    Replace or fix leaking faucets and toilets.
  4. Install Water-saving Devices
    LACWD offers rebates for water-saving devices, including smart irrigation controllers, high-efficiency sprinkler nozzles, and high-efficiency clothes washers.
  5. Unlawn Your Lawn
    Beautify your garden and make it more water-efficient by replacing your grass with water-efficient landscaping through the Cash for Grass Rebate Program.
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