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Efforts by Agency

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Water Replenishment District of Southern California
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

The WRD manages groundwater for nearly four million residents in 43 cities of southern Los Angeles County. The district is currently working on its Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program (GRIP), an advanced water purification facility that will add an additional 3.25 billion gallons of purified water annually to the Los Angeles County drinking water supply.

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Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Community partnerships
Local events, festivals and/or fairs
Save Our Water materials
School education
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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West Basin Municipal Water District
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

West Basin invested more than $600 million in recycling and conservation projects. As a result, residents in West Basin's service area have dropped their per-capita water use by 27%.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Rationing / Allocation
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
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
Recycled water incentives
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Conservation website(s)
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
Ocean safe carwashes
System / Operational Efficiencies
Added 20MGP of recycled water production
Leak detection or ditch inspections
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Western Canal Water District
Northern California / Sacramento Valley

Western Canal invested more than $115,000 in new water data management software and hardware to report metered water use in real time. This will allow the district to manage water more effectively and will help growers enhance water use efficiency measures on farm.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Rationing / Allocation (when curtailed)
Outreach & Education
Save Our Water materials
Direct correspondence with landowners
New Consumer Tools & Devices
New water management hardware for farms
System / Operational Efficiencies
Infrastructure improvements / projects
New equipment and / or software
Real time water management system
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West Valley Water District
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

West Valley Water District in response to the drought increased its overall budget including school education, rebates, and customer outreach. The district also participates in the iEfficient.com program and works with community partners to protect the district's precious water resources.

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Restrictions & Enforcement
Outdoor watering restrictions
Warnings / citations / fines
Increased enforcement budget
Outreach & Education
Drought-friendly landscape / gardening classes
Media campaigns (TV, radio, print, etc.)
Local events, festivals and / or fairs
Community partnerships
iEfficient Program
Rebates & Incentives
Turf Replacement
High efficiency fixtures / appliance
Smart irrigation controllers, rain barrels, etc.
New Consumer Tools & Devices
Mobile apps for reporting waste/leaks
Customer usage tracking software / reporting
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
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Western Municipal Water District
Los Angeles / Orange Counties

Western Municipal Water District increased resources in response to the drought, including adding funding to water use efficiency programs such as turf replacement and other efficiency rebates as well as customer on-site landscape evaluations. Staff resources have been shifted to provide more focus on education and outreach through community engagement efforts.

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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.)
Hotel / Restaurant outreach and signange
Community partnerships
Save Our Water materials
iEfficient Program
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
Efficiency audits
Free water saving devices
System / Operational Efficiencies
New drought management strategies or practices
Infrastructure improvements / projects
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