Programs

We are currently revising Coachella Water Authority’s Turf Conversion Program.

Please continue to check this website for program updates.

We are currently revising Coachella Water Authority’s Turf Smart Controller Installation Program.

Please continue to check this website for program updates.

INDOOR CONSERVATION TIPS

OUTDOOR CONSERVATION TIPS

Take The Challenge

  •  Use a shutoff nozzle on the hose instead of leaving the water running
    while washing your car

    • 8-18 gallons per minute
  • Adjust sprinklers to prevent runoff
    • 15-25 gallons per day
  • Repair leaks and broken sprinklers
    • 10 gallons per minute per leak
  • Use a broom instead of a hose to clean driveways and sidewalks
    • 8-18 gallons per minute
  • Repair leaking hose bibs
    • 15-20 gallons per day per leak
  • Upgrade to a smart irrigation controller that automatically
    adjusts watering times to the season and weather

    • 40 gallons per day
  • Install a drip irrigation system
    for trees and flowers to get water to the roots more efficiently

    • 20-25 gallons per day
  • Repair any leaks around pool and spa pumps
    • 20 gallons per day per leak
  • Install covers on pool and spa to reduce evaporation
    • 30 gallons per day
  • Replace an older, inefficient washing machine
    • 20-30 gallons per load
  • Wash only full loads of laundry
    • 15-50 gallons per load
  • Fix leaky toilets
    • 30-500 gallons per day per toilet
  • Replace older, high-volume flushing toilets
    • 2.2 to 3.8 gallons per flush
  • Turn off water when brushing teeth
    • 2 gallons per minute
  • Take shorter showers
    • 2.5 gallons per minute
  • Fill the bathtub only half full while bathing
    • 15-25 gallons per bath
  • Don’t use the toilet as a wastebasket
    • 1.6 gallons per flush
  • Run the dishwasher only when full
    • 2 to 4.5 gallons per load
  • Turn off water when washing dishes
    • 2.5 gallons per minute
  • Install aerators with flow restrictors on kitchen/bathroom faucets
    • 4.7 gallons per day
  • Fix leaky faucets
    • 15-20 gallons per day per leak

Our Key Contact

Berlinda Blackburn

Environmental Compliance Manager

(760) 501-8100

bblackburn@coachella.org

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