Water Saving Tips
California's water sources have been stretched in recent times and with the rain falls not always cooperating saving water is always the right choice! Below are some links with some great tips on saving your water.
Your local Water Agencies:
- Calaveras County Water District - Water conservation information
- EID - El Dorado County - Water efficiency information
- Tuolumne Utilities District - Water conservation information
California Weather Data - Includes current daily and hourly data from stations throughout California plus long-term data for climate stations.
Tips on watering your lawn - Save water by;
- choosing the best lawn variety for your area
- mowing at the optimized height
- fertilizing when needed
- irrigating only when necessary
Weeds use water; weed control equals water conservation!
UC IPM Pest Notes:
For those that have attended our Water School meetings, the time is finally here! Our new self assessment app "Know Your H20 is now available on the iTunes store for free! Right now there are only a self assessment for Tree Crops but we will be working...
Q. What are the annual renewal fees for the Irrigated Lands Groups? The initial fee that was paid when you join the irrigated lands group is a one-time fee. This fee paid for the setup of the group and the enrollment fee for the Ag Waiver that is paid...
At several of the “Water Schools” I was asked questions about TMDLs in our area. Just a little background: A TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) is term that refers to the level of pollutants in a water body. How much of a particular pollutant, say,...