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water conservation: Water conservation resources - 10/18/09 10:26 PM
Since we're still suffering under a Level 2 Drought Alert, with no relief in site, here are some good sources for tips, tricks, ideas, and suggestions for conserving water. California droughts background—The California Department of Water Resources has put together historical facts and trends about droughts in California, and is a good resource to gain a greater perspective on the most recent drought concerns. California water districts and associations—Your local water district is often a good resource for rebates, water conservation tips specific to your area, and other information concerning water use in your community.
San Diego is under a Level II Drought Alert. All of the water districts here have encouraged us to conserve water for the common good. We can't wash our cars in our own driveways. Water fountains have to be shut down unless they use recycled water. We are supposed to take shorter showers. We are supposed to use common sense in how we use water -- fill the dishwasher full of dishes and wash a load of clothes. "If it's yellow, let it mellow. If it's brown, flush it down." CalTrans still waters the freeway landscaping at 1:00 in the (4 comments)
water conservation: "Water Smart Plant Fair," March 14, 2009, Cuyamaca College - 03/07/09 08:19 PM
San Diego's climate is called "moderate Mediterranean" even though most of it technically is also a desert with only 10 inches of average annual rainfall. What that moderate Mediterranean climate means is that virtually anything will grow here -- from cactus to orchids -- if we meet its water needs, both in the soil and as percent relative humidity. It's not unusual to go to a property and find a lush tropical garden on the north side of the house and a desert cactus garden on the south side. That, of course, also means that we have a lot of home (3 comments)
water conservation: Metropolitan Water District water conservation rebates for East San Diego County - 12/29/08 09:41 AM
The Metropolitan Water District, which serves East San Diego County, has several rebate programs to help conserve water. Some that I'm aware of include: $165 rebate for replacing a 3½-gallon toilet with a high-efficiency toilet $135 rebate for replacing older washing machines with a high-efficiency washing machin. $80 to $630 rebate -- depending on property size -- for installing smart irrigation controllers Variable rebate amounts for installing rotating sprinkler nozzles or puttin in synthetic turf. Check the Metropolitan Water District's web site at www.conservationrebates.com for the latest in water conservation rebates.
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Jim Frimmer, Realtor and CDPE, Mission Valley, CA DRE #01458572
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