What resources are available to help me reduce my water use?

Santa Rosa Water offers many programs and incentives to assist customers in reducing water use, eliminating water waste, and improving water use efficiency. In addition to the rebates and incentives listed below, the Water Use Efficiency team provides FREE do-it-yourself WaterSmart Home check-up kits and in-person indoor and outdoor on-site visits to assess irrigation efficiency and make recommendations. 

Free water-saving devices: high-efficiency showerheads, faucet aerators, shut-off hose nozzles, dye tabs (to check for toilet leaks), toilet flappers 

Rebates: qualifying high-efficiency washing machines, Green Exchange rebate for lawn removal and irrigation efficiency upgrades, rainwater harvesting, and graywater reuse 

Programs: free weekly watering recommendations and low water use landscape plans 

For more information contact the Water Use Efficiency team at 707-543-3985 or [email protected], or visit www.srcity.org/WaterSmart

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1. What does a 20% mandatory reduction in water use mean?
2. What is the 20% reduction target timeline compared to?
3. Why do we continue to allow new building and development during a water shortage?
4. Does the City of Santa Rosa provide water to wineries and other agricultural interests?
5. How do I request an exemption or variance from a water use prohibition or restriction?
6. How is the City of Santa Rosa responding to the regional drought emergency?
7. How do I cut back my water use if I'm already efficient with my water use?
8. What is considered efficient water use?
9. Is the City of Santa Rosa enforcing any water use prohibitions?
10. How can I figure out how much water I use?
11. How does the City enforce the prohibition on water waste?
12. How do I report water waste?
13. Is washing cars at home allowed?
14. How will my water bill be affected by the drought?
15. What resources are available to help me reduce my water use?
16. What will happen if we do not get rain this coming winter?
17. How are other cities affected by the current drought?
18. Where can I find additional information?