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Efforts by Agency

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Padre Dam Municipal Water District
San Diego

Padre Dam MWD has implemented an aggressive public relations and outreach program to education customers on the drought and mandatory water use restrictions, including assigned watering 2 days per week.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
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)
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
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Placer County Water Agency
Northern California / Sacramento Valley

PCWA is engaging customers and building regional partnerships as part of its stewardship responsibilities during the drought. It is organizing educational outreach events, managing media campaigns, and harnessing new technologies, including the expedited installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure, to help customers reach their conservation goals.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering: 2 days/week
Outdoor water budget
Water waste patrols
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
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
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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Palmdale Water District
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

Palmdale Water District employs two full-time staff dedicated to water conservation efforts. The district offers a full range of rebate options for rate payers including high efficiency toilet and washing machines rebates and a Cash for Grass program. The district uses radio spots and magazine ads to promote its "Less is More...Save for OUR Future" campaign and also presents drought information to local business associations, school classrooms, and local clubs.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering restrictions
Warnings / citations / fines
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Leak detection or ditch inspections
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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