Category: Drought

Parks Turf Transformation Saves 1 Million Gallons of Water

More than 1 million gallons of water a year is being saved by a City program which converts grass turf into drought friendly landscaping. Over the past year, City Parks workers removed grass from several sites and replaced it with water conserving options including drought … Continue reading »

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Conserve Water and Save Money

The City of West Sacramento is offering the Irrigation Efficiency Rebate Program. This program reimburses residents up to $500 for upgrading their old irrigation system to a new water-wise one. The rebate applies to the purchase and installation of irrigation … Continue reading »

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Water with the Weather Tips

Water conservation should be a year-round habit. The shorter days and rains of winter mean your lawn needs less watering or no watering at all. Consider the tips below when transitioning your forms of water usage into the fall and … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Steven in Southport, Our Drought Spotlight Honoree for September!

Steven in Southport worked to redesign his entire front yard without sacrificing beauty to create a water-friendly landscape! Learn how he used a different approach to make that change below: “When we purchased our house in 2011, we knew we would eventually renovate the existing … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Linda from the State Streets, our Drought Spotlight Honoree for August!

Linda from the State Streets got rid of her front lawn and replaced it with drought-tolerant succulents! Learn how she made that change below: “When people started talking about the possibility of a drought in 2011, I cut down on … Continue reading »

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Living Green and Saving Green Event Sept. 23

Get energy and water saving tips Friday, September 23 in the Lowe’s parking lot.

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Congratulations Louis in Bridgeway Islands, our Drought Spotlight Honoree for July!

    When Louis moved into his home in 2001, the backyard was just a fenced-in stretch of dirt. He knew right away that he didn’t want grass in the backyard, but he wanted something easy to maintain that could … Continue reading »

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Attend This FREE Workshop To Learn Essential Water Saving Tips

The City of West Sacramento and EcoLandscape California are hosting a workshop on how to convert your yard to drip irrigation. Topics include plant types, plant placement, saving water and much more. When: Saturday, September 10th from 9:00am-12:00pm Where: 1075 West … Continue reading »

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Outdoor Water Workshop at the Community Center, July 23rd

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Congratulations Erin on Poplar Street, our Drought Spotlight Honoree for June!

June Drought Spotlight Honoree – Erin on Poplar Street When Erin moved into her house, landscaping was nonexistent. There was nothing but Bermuda grass and a nearly dead tree. Having dreamed of a turf-less, low-water and low-maintenance front yard for years, Erin … Continue reading »

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