Metropolitan has created easy-to-follow booklets and reference materials to help homeowners, businesses and institutions like hospitals, schools and universities identify ways to save water. Here you’ll find downloadable waterwise tip cards, California Friendly® gardening guides, how-to videos and original artwork from our latest advertising and outreach campaign.

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Water-Saving Tips

Look here for easy-to-do ideas on how to cut down water use inside homes and businesses.

 

Tips for Being Waterwise Outside and Indoors (Spanish and Chinese versions available)

Home is Where the Savings Are: An Illustrated Guide (Spanish version available)

The Landscape Survey Program Flyer – (for commercial, industrial and institutional customers)

Hospitality Industry - Conservation guide for guestrooms

 

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How-to Videos

The videos below provide inspiration and direction for creating and maintaining a California Friendly® landscape. Additional videos can be found in the Garden section.

 

Garden of the Month

Convert Sprinklers to Drip Irrigation

Eliminate Runoff: Irrigation Troubleshooting, Cycle and Soak

Tutorials: Landscape Design Basics, Efficient Irrigation Systems, Plant Selection, Plant Care

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How to Choose Your Water-Efficient Devices

As conservation becomes a way of life, more technology is being developed.  Here’s some guides for how to choose water-efficient devices that are rebate-eligible.

 

Sprinkler Nozzles

Smart Irrigation Controller

High-Efficiency Clothes Washer

 

 

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Watering Tools

 

Watering Index

Learn more about the watering index and how it is calculated.

 

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Watering Calculator

Estimate the proper amount of water for your landscape or garden.

 

Public Use Widget

Add the Watering Index and H2Love campaign graphics.

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