The City of Pleasanton and Zone 7 Water Agency are proud to announce the NEW Garden by Number Rebate Program! The Garden by Number Program is a do-it-yourself rebate program that will provide themed, prepackaged, ready-made garden boxes. Each box will include:
For more information, please visit the Garden by Number Rebate web page.
Learn how to read your water meter, and use it to detect water leaks here:
Learn how to detect common household leaks here:Indoor and Outdoor Leak Detection
Limit outdoor watering to no more than 1 day per week between October and March (Download our Recommended Year-Round Watering Schedule for more information).
Potable water shall not be used for hose or power washing of driveways, sidewalks, and other hardscapes.
Eliminate water runoff from irrigation by shortening
Water landscaping between midnight and 6 am to reduce water loss from wind and evaporation.
Wash cars, trucks, etc., with a hose equipped with a shut-off nozzle - and remember - no water may enter the storm drain system (this includes the gutter).
CHECK FOR & FIX ALL leaks in and around your home and/or business regularly; these include leaky toilets, faucets, showers, sprinklers, and valves.
Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth, shaving, or dish washing by hand.
Wash only full loads of laundry and dishes.
Install water-efficient devices, such as low flow faucet aerators and shower heads. Receive up to 3 free low flow water devices!
Keep your pool covered when it's not in use - this will significantly reduce water loss from evaporation.
City of Pleasanton's Water Shortage Ordinance PMC 9.30
California Save Our Water Website
Want more help reducing your water use? Check out our Water Conservation Rebates and Services, or call the City of Pleasanton Water Conservation Department: 925-931-5531.
Rescape California is a holistic approach to gardening and landscaping that works in harmony with the natural conditions of the San Francisco Bay Watershed. Bay-Friendly practices foster soil health, conserve water and other valuable resources while reducing waste and preventing pollution.
Visit Lose Your Lawn for information and local resources for removing your lawn. The
The Alameda County Master Gardeners are a group of trained volunteers that help residents of Alameda County learn about gardening. They offer a wealth of information from outstanding plants for Alameda County, safe plant pest management, demonstration gardens, and more.
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