Water Use Efficiency Resources

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Valley District is committed to working with the residents, businesses, and retail water providers throughout our region to provide educational tools and resources to help you make better decisions on how to be water wise. This includes landscape workshops, teacher resources and in-service training, student classroom presentations, community presentations, and sponsorship of regional educational programs, including the Inland Solar Challenge and local field trips.

Valley District has compiled the resources and websites below for your reference, to help you use water efficiently. We encourage you to inquire with your retail water provider to find out what programs and resources are available in your community.

Home Water Works - Explore water conservation through the Water Use Calculator; learn about indoor and outdoor water conservation tips; learn about the relationship between water and energy; and more!

Save Our Water - this website focuses on how all Californians can help conserve our precious water resources. This is a great site for families, as it has a thorough and interactive Kids page

So Cal Yard Transformation - learn how to get the (water efficient) yard you want! From planning to soil and plant selection, this website is your go-to landscape design resource.

Water Saving Garden Friendly - this website focuses on landscapes that thrive in the Inland Empire.  It provides online landscape "tours" and galleries of sample landscapes for a variety of landscape types. 

Water Sense - Water Sense is a program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Water Sense is a label for water-efficient  products and a resource for helping you save water.  

Self Guided Tour - At Valley District' headquarters, you will find a number of low-water use and California Native plant examples. The landscape is designed to be an example of what residents and businesses can do in their own yards. If you do visit, download our Self-Guided Tour Brochure before you come.