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Efforts by Agency

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Long Beach Water Department
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

Long Beach Water's "Mission H20LB" conservation campaign helps the city use water efficiently, meet the statewide mandate and make a permanent lifestyle change in the way Long Beach uses water.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Warnings / citations / fines
Outdoor watering restrictions
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach & signage
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power promotes conservation through a city-wide campaign called "Save the Drop LA," incentivizes turf removal through its "Cash in Your Lawn" program and limits outdoor watering to three days per week for 8 minutes at a time, among other conservation and rebate efforts.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 3 days/week
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Restricted watering times
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and / or fairs
Save Our Water materials
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

In response to the drought Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts implemented a phased water conservation plan that requires 32-36% reductions. It also launched a new outreach campaign "Drop your water weight: Put your lawn on the drought diet" that includes tips and rebate opportunities.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Outdoor watering: 3 days/week
Rationing / Allocation
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach & signage
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
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Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District restricts outdoor watering to two days per week, offers its customers SoCal Water$mart program rebates, and provides helpful water conservation tips and tools for homes and businesses on its website.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Water waste patrols
Increased enforcement budget
Water waste can be reported by email
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and / or fairs
Save Our Water materials
Speaker's bureau
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Recycled water incentives
Billing credits / rewards for low water use
High efficiency fixtures
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
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Lake Hemet Municipal Water District
Desert / Inland Empire

Lake Hemet MWD works directly with its customers to reduce potable water use. Cooperation with farmers to use raw water and to increase irrigation flexibility has lowered potable water demand, and with the help of its residential customers potable water use is down by 18% for the past 12 months compared to 2013.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 3 days/week
Water waste patrols
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Regional conservation group meetings
Rebates & Incentives
Promotes www.socalwatersmart.com rebates
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
System / Operational Efficiencies
On farm conservation
New drought management strategies or practices
New equipment and / or software
Booster modifications
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