Drought Conditions and Water Supply

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WaterSmart Tips & Tools to Help You Save 


Investing in Our Public Water System

Value of Water
  1. Water-Use Efficiency Awards

    Water-Use Efficiency Award Winners

    In celebration of Water Awareness Month, Santa Rosa City Council recognized four award recipients for their efforts to save water and increase water efficiency in their homes, neighborhoods, and businesses. Read on...
  2. NewsFlash_Portal Contest

    Sign-up for the WaterSmart Portal and win $200 water bill credit!

    Santa Rosa Water’s WaterSmart Portal is here to help you track and analyze your water use online. Sign-up for the Portal before July 8, 2022 and be entered to win a $200 credit on your water bill! Already registered? You’re automatically entered to win. Additional Info...
  3. Plant Selection

    Grow a thriving vegetable garden with less water.

    When planning your summer garden remember these four water-saving tips: compost, drip irrigation, right plant - right place, and mulch! For detailed info on these tips, check out this Master Gardener of Sonoma County video and save water all summer. Additional Info...
  4. News Flash_ WaterSmart Audit

    Free WaterSmart Devices

    Replace old fixtures with FREE WaterSmart devices. Santa Rosa residents can pickup FREE water-saving devices (e.g. showerheads, hose nozzles, dye tabs and sink aerators, and more), Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 69 Stony Circle, Santa Rosa. Additional Info...
  5. Keep Irrigation Off_Newsflash

    Keep Irrigation Off to Save Water

    If we all keep our irrigation off for the months of March and April, we can save about 56 million gallons of water collectively each month or 2 million gallons per day! Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - March 17, 2022

    As spring approaches, it’s important that we all have a plan for how we are going to continue to save water, especially outdoors. Despite early winter rainfall this severe drought is not over, and a third consecutive dry year is emerging. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - February 17, 2022

    As the dry weather persists, local reservoirs at all-time-lows, and with no significant rainfall on the horizon, it is critical that everyone continues to save water Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - December 13, 2021

    During the month of Nov., Santa Rosa achieved a 35% savings in water use when compared to Nov. 2020. Cumulatively, for the months of July through Nov., Santa Rosa’s community-wide water savings is 23%, exceeding the 20% water savings target. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - January 13, 2022

    During the month of Dec., Santa Rosa achieved a 13% savings in water use when compared to Dec. 2020. For the months of July through Dec., Santa Rosa’s cumulative water savings is 23%, exceeding the 20% community-wide water savings target. Additional Info...
  10. News Flash_Ground Water

    Sonoma County Groundwater Sustainability Plans Approved

    On December 9, 2021, the boards of Sonoma County’s three groundwater sustainability agencies, Petaluma Valley, Sonoma Valley and Santa Rosa Plain, all unanimously approved Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) for each basin. Additional Info...
  11. News Flash_Water Reuse

    Virtual Water Reuse Tour

    Discover how the Santa Rosa Water team manages and maintains a complex water reuse system in order to protect public health and the environment. Additional Info...
  12. News Flash_Flood Study

    Santa Rosa Creek Flood Study

    The City of Santa Rosa is conducting a Flood Study of Santa Rosa Creek and its tributaries to document potential flood risks. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - November 10, 2021

    Santa Rosa is currently meeting its water savings goals for July through October with a 23% reduction in water use when compared to the same months in 2020. Additional Info...
  14. Storm Drains

    Have You Seen One of Our NEW Streets to Creeks Storm Drain Decals?

    In an effort to help the community further understand the connection of our streets and creeks beautiful, blue labels are being installed on select storm drains throughout the city of Santa Rosa. Additional Info...
  15. Are you Rain Ready (1)

    Heavy Rain in the Forecast — Are You Prepared?

    With potentially heavy rainfall in the forecast, it is important that the community be rain ready. This means preparing your property for rain and staying alert. Additional Info...

    Water Supply Update - October 14, 2021

    During Sept. water conservation savings dropped and it is critical that we continue to achieve necessary savings through at least December. We must save water now to preserve remaining supplies in Lake Sonoma and lessen impacts next year. Additional Info...
  17. News Flash_Super Water Saver

    Meet Super Water Saver Danny from True North Landscapes, Inc.

    Take a minute to watch a short video highlighting the water-saving techniques Danny from True North Landscapes uses to reduce water-use year-round, as well as some simple everyday habits you can adopt to become a super water save too. Additional Info...