Local Water Conservation Programs and Resources
Free Sprinkler Keys!!!
To get a free, easy-to-use sprinkler "key" that can adjust sprinkler heads to avoid water-wasting overspray onto driveways and sidewalks, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Sprinkler Key, Zone 7 Water Agency, 100 North Canyons Parkway, Livermore, CA 94551
- H2ouse.org offers free design templates for low-cost, low-maintenance front and backyards, optimized for each of California’s seven climate regions (including the Bay Area).
- Use the Sunset Magazine Plant Finder to search the top 2,500 plants in The New Sunset Western Garden Book. Many of these plants thrive in our climate zone with little or no watering.
- The California Native Plant Society offers a plant directory, workshops, and many other resources.
- Get more great ideas for your garden from the Real People, Real Savings stories at Save Our Water.
Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening provides links to Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscapers, downloadable guides to designing, constructing and maintaining Bay-friendly landscapes, and more.
Visit Baywise.org for helpful resources on environmentally friendly pest management.