Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your July Water Wise Tip of the Month

Summer is upon the Coachella Valley with temperatures ranging from 105 to 120 degrees and high humidity nearing. Learn some helpful tips for summer maintenance by watching our video.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your June Water Wise Tip of the Month

Early summer is a good time to prune some shrubs and trees. Learn more by watching our video.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Your May Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Below are some ways to keep plants healthy during the warm season:

  • Your landscaping does need more water during the warmer months. Check CVWD’s irrigation guide for recommended watering times.
  • Apply water in the early morning or evening hours to m...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Your November Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Cooler weather is here! Now's the time to reduce outdoor watering times.

Grass and plants don’t need as much water during the cool season. See tips below.

  1. In November, grass only requires about four minutes of watering per day. Likewise i...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Your July Water Wise Tip of the Month

Conservation programs

Take advantage of CVWD's conservation rebates & discounts

CVWD invested $6.7 million in funding for conservation rebate and incentive programs this fiscal year and expects to continue the same level of funding in the new fiscal year starting July 1.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: March 8, 2016

Your March Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Save water and money by fixing water leaks.

Leaks can account for more than 200 gallons of water wasted per day. An average leak can add significantly to your bill.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: January 4, 2016

Your January Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Water outdoor plants less this winter to help avoid drought penalty fees and fines.

Plants and grass don’t require daily watering during the winter months. In fact, a new mandatory watering schedule is in effect. Outdoor watering is prohibited on Mondays a...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Your February Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Outdoor water conservation is one of the most significant methods of water conservation in the Coachella Valley.

Save more water outdoors this month with these three tips:

  1. Don't water plants and grass every day. Plants and grass don't need much water duri...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: December 1, 2015

Here is your December Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Here are some tips to help reduce outdoor water use and avoid drought penalty fees:

  • Follow CVWD’s mandatory watering schedule: Do not irrigate outdoor landscaping on Mondays and Thursdays, from December 1, 2015 through March, 31, 2016. In fact, plants a...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: October 1, 2015

Skip overseeding this fall to save water & money

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Let your grass go golden this fall and winter to avoid drought penalties. Bermuda grass can be kept alive in a dormant condition throughout the winter with only occasional watering. Don't forget to continue watering your trees!

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