Conservation

drought
The Drought

Learn all about California's recent drought and how Santa Ana's conservation efforts made a difference in meeting our water reduction targets.

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Smart Water Use

Read about our permanent water use restrictions, which prohibit wasteful practices for residential and business water users.

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Water-Saving Tips

You don't need to be a mathematician to easily see how you can conserve water. Changing small habits can help you save. Get the latest tips.

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Smart Landscapes

Find sample designs and landscaping ideas to design beautiful water smart gardens.



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pools and spas
Pools and Spas

An inch-a-day leak in a 15 x 30 ft. pool can waste 102,000 gallons of water per year. Dive into these tips to spot leaks and maintain your pool efficiently.

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Leak Detection

When it comes to leaks, every drop counts! Current water use restrictions call for all leaks to be repaired within 72 hours. Here's how to spot them.

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Read A Water Meter

Learning how to read your water meter helps you better monitor your water usage, and it's a failsafe way to detect any leaks in your home or garden.

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Rebates

Take advantage of the rebates available to you. You'll see a difference in your water bill and save money on high-efficiency appliances and devices too.

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Restaurants/ Hotels

Our "Every Drop Counts" campaign offers free conservation tent cards to Santa Ana restaurants and hotels. Learn more and order your supplies.

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Poster Contest

Santa Ana holds an annual water conservation poster contest for youth ages 5-18 to raise awareness of water conservation practices. See our winners and more.

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FAQ
FAQs

Start with our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for questions about the drought, water conservation, tips and rebates.



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