Category: Water Conservation

Free Workshop: Water Friendly Landscaping, May 6th

Attend this three-hour workshop hosted by West Sacramento’s Water Conservation Program. Led by irrigation experts and landscape designers, you will learn how to create a landscape that fits your family’s needs and lifestyle while also practicing your water conservation skills. Register … Continue reading »

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Free Workshop to Refine Water Saving Skills April 15th

Despite the heavy rains this winter, it is still important to practice water conservation throughout the year. Join us next weekend for tips on how you can improve your landscape and ensure water is used wisely. Date: Saturday, April 15th Time: … Continue reading »

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Save Water During Fix a Leak Week

Over the span of one year, household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water nationwide.  Each year residents are encouraged to stop these stray drips during Fix a Leak Week. The Environmental Protections Agency’s ninth annual Fix a … Continue reading »

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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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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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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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Learn How to Conserve Water and Energy at June 25 Green Event

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April Drought Spotlight Honorees

Lynn and Steve decided in 2015 to transform their front and back yards on Tobago St. to beautiful water wise landscaping. Lynn is an avid plant and gardening fan and is a Master Gardener. Steve enjoys gardening and loves to grow vegetables. … Continue reading »

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March Drought Spotlight Honoree – Diane in Southport

While running through the neighborhoods of West Sacramento, Diane loved how much color and variety she saw in other people’s front yards. These landscapes seemed like inviting places to relax. Her lawn, however, was just a place to walk by. … Continue reading »

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