News & Events

  1. News Flash_Smart Irrigation

    July is Smart Irrigation Month

    During the hot summer months nearly 50 percent of water is used outdoors, so this July, let’s all do our part to focus on finding ways to save water outdoors. Additional Info...
  2. News Flash_Kathy Herman

    Kathy Herman: Laboratory Analyst of the Year Award

    Santa Rosa Water is proud to announce that Kathy Herman has won the Laboratory Analyst of the year award for the Redwood Empire Section of the California Water Environment Association (CWEA). Additional Info
  3. News Flash_Drought

    State Water Board Emergency Water Conservation Regulations

    Learn details and updates on State Water Board emergency regulations that pertain to water conservation. Additional Info...
  4. Web_Irrigation

    Outdoor Water-Use Accounts for Nearly 50% of Summertime Use

    ?Installing efficient irrigation for your garden can be a water saver, time saver, and plant saver when done right. Read on...
  5. Web_Yard Sign

    Pick up a FREE “Drought is Here. Save Water.” Yard Sign for your Home or Business

    ?Calling all Super Water Savers! Let your neighbors and community know about your commitment to saving water by picking up your FREE drought yard sign. Read on...
  6. WS Update - News Flash

    6/14 Drought & Water Supply Update

    Cumulative water savings for the months of July 2021 through May 2022 are now at 18%, when compared to 2020 water use. Read on...
  7. PoolCover_NewsFlash

    Pool Removal & Cover Rebates

    Santa Rosa Water is happy to share two new water-saving rebates for pool removal and pool covers. Additional Info...
  8. News Flash_ws Workshops

    WaterSmart Workshops

    Join Santa Rosa Water for a series of FREE WaterSmart Webinars this Summer. Register Today...
  9. WaterSmart Plant Picker

    WaterSmart Plant Picker

    Check out the WaterSmart Plant Picker for selection of low-water use, native, and drought tolerant plants. Additional Info...
  10. WaterSmart Check-up

    Schedule a WaterSmart Check-up!

    Ever wondered how efficient your property is? Schedule a FREE indoor and outdoor WaterSmart Check-up with one of our water-saving technicians today. Additional Info...
  11. News Flash_Drought

    Top 10 Water-Saving Tips

    Santa Rosa Water is here to help you save water this summer with tips, free water-saving devices, rebates, and more. Additional Info...
  12. Cash for Grass

    Cash for Grass Rebate

    Santa Rosa Water has increased its Cash for Grass rebate as of July 12, 2021. Now removing a square foot of grass will earn you $1.50 with a maximum rebate of $1,500 and save you approximately 5,500 gallons of water each year. Additional Info...
  13. News Flash_Water Quality Report 2021

    Now Available: 2021 Water Quality Report

    Santa Rosa’s Water Quality Report is now available! The Water Quality Report outlines Santa Rosa Water’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality drinking water that meets or exceeds all federal and state drinking water standards. Additional Info...
  14. Water-Use Efficiency Awards

    Water-Use Efficiency Award Winners

    In celebration of Water Awareness Month, Santa Rosa City Council recognized four award recipients for their efforts to save water and increase water efficiency in their homes, neighborhoods, and businesses. Read on...
  15. NewsFlash_Portal Contest

    Sign-up for the WaterSmart Portal

    Santa Rosa Water’s WaterSmart Portal is here to help you track and analyze your water use online. Sign-up for the Portal before July 8, 2022 and be entered to win a $200 credit on your water bill! Already registered? You’re automatically entered to win. Additional Info...
  16. Plant Selection

    Grow Veggies, Save Water

    When planning your summer garden remember these four water-saving tips: compost, drip irrigation, right plant - right place, and mulch! For detailed info on these tips, check out this Master Gardener of Sonoma County video and save water all summer. Additional Info...
  17. News Flash_ WaterSmart Audit

    Free WaterSmart Devices

    Replace old fixtures with FREE WaterSmart devices. Santa Rosa residents can pickup FREE water-saving devices (e.g. showerheads, hose nozzles, dye tabs and sink aerators, and more), Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 69 Stony Circle, Santa Rosa. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - March 17, 2022

    As spring approaches, it’s important that we all have a plan for how we are going to continue to save water, especially outdoors. Despite early winter rainfall this severe drought is not over, and a third consecutive dry year is emerging. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - February 17, 2022

    As the dry weather persists, local reservoirs at all-time-lows, and with no significant rainfall on the horizon, it is critical that everyone continues to save water Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - December 13, 2021

    During the month of Nov., Santa Rosa achieved a 35% savings in water use when compared to Nov. 2020. Cumulatively, for the months of July through Nov., Santa Rosa’s community-wide water savings is 23%, exceeding the 20% water savings target. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - January 13, 2022

    During the month of Dec., Santa Rosa achieved a 13% savings in water use when compared to Dec. 2020. For the months of July through Dec., Santa Rosa’s cumulative water savings is 23%, exceeding the 20% community-wide water savings target. Additional Info...
  22. News Flash_Water Reuse

    Virtual Water Reuse Tour

    Discover how the Santa Rosa Water team manages and maintains a complex water reuse system in order to protect public health and the environment. Additional Info...
  23. News Flash_Flood Study

    Santa Rosa Creek Flood Study

    The City of Santa Rosa is conducting a Flood Study of Santa Rosa Creek and its tributaries to document potential flood risks. Additional Info...
  24. Storm Drains

    Have You Seen One of Our NEW Streets to Creeks Storm Drain Decals?

    In an effort to help the community further understand the connection of our streets and creeks beautiful, blue labels are being installed on select storm drains throughout the city of Santa Rosa. Additional Info...

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  1. Elise Howard

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: 707-543-3799

  1. Katy Oceguera

    Community Outreach Specialist
    Phone: 707-543-3727