What resources are available to help me reduce my water use?

The City offers many programs and incentives to assist customers in reducing water use, eliminating water waste, and improving water use efficiency. In addition to the rebates and incentives listed below, the City’s Water Use Efficiency team provides FREE do-it-yourself WaterSmart Home check-up kits and in-person outdoor on-site visits to assess irrigation efficiency and make recommendations. 

  • Free water-saving devices: high-efficiency showerheads, faucet aerators, shut-off hose nozzles, dye tabs, toilet flappers (to check for toilet leaks) 
  • Rebates: qualifying high-efficiency washing machines, Green Exchange rebate for lawn conversion and irrigation efficiency upgrades, rainwater harvesting, and graywater reuse 
  • Programs: free weekly watering recommendations and low water use landscape plans 

For more information contact the Water Use Efficiency team at 707-543-3985 or WaterSmart@srcity.org. 

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1. How is the City of Santa Rosa responding to the regional drought emergency?
2. What does a 20% mandatory reduction in water use mean?
3. Why do we continue to allow new building and development during a water shortage?
4. How do I request an exemption or variance from a water use prohibition or restriction?
5. How do I cut back my water use if I'm already efficient with my water use?
6. What is considered efficient water use?
7. What is the 20% reduction target timeline compared to?
8. How can I figure out how much water I use?
9. Is the City enforcing any water use prohibitions?
10. How does the City enforce the prohibition on water waste?
11. How do I report water waste?
12. Is washing cars at home allowed?
13. How will my water bill be affected by the drought?
14. What resources are available to help me reduce my water use?
15. What will happen if we do not get rain this coming winter?
16. How are other cities affected?
17. Where can I find additional information?