Water is our most precious resource and it is important we never use water wastefully. There are many ways to save a little bit of water here and there, and when we all combine our efforts, it adds up to significant amounts of water!
The "New Norm" refers to the shift from water and energy intensive traditional yards to a watershed-based approach managing water, soil and energy more efficiently. This short article introduces different steps a home owner can take to increase water use efficiency, improve water quality, reduce water runoff, mitigate climate change and protect habitat.
The blog "Chance of Rain" lists most, if not all, of Southern California's water wise garden resources such as educational foundations, current events, botanic gardens, nurseries and garden exhibits.
Great Water Saving Tips:
Here are a few websites informing of ways and opportunities to save water indoors and outdoors.
Indoor Water Conservation
Take a virtual tour to learn about water saving opportunities in each area of your home: H2OUSE
Outdoor Water Conservation
- Great "How To" videos for your garden
- More How to.... videos for the garden
- How to care for trees during a drought
Online Water Wise Landscape Training