DROUGHT EMERGENCY

Historic Drought. Save Water With Us.

 

The drought emergency in our region continues to be very serious which means we have to reduce our water usage citywide. Petalumans have made remarkable conservation efforts so far - thank you! We now ask that if you have relaxed any of your water-saving practices this year, please join us as we continue to save water.

Please take a few moments to review the below information about the current water use restrictions, how the City conserves water, ways you can reduce your water use, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

If you have questions regarding water conservation or the current water use restrictions, please email [email protected] or call the Water Conservation line at (707) 778-4507.

WATER USE RESTRICTIONS

The drought emergency in Petaluma continues to be very serious. Water Use Restrictions remain in place. Click here to view the full list of restrictions.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For answers to frequently asked questions related to the drought, click here.

REPORT WATER WASTE

We encourage residents to report water waste in their area. Click here to learn more.

CURRENT WATER SUPPLY LEVELS

Our water supplier, Sonoma Water, regularly reports on the latest water supply levels and provides context by comparing those levels to recent years. Click here to learn more.

HOW TO SAVE WATER WITH US

WATER-WISE HOUSECALL

Get free advice on how to save water at home and at work. A water conservation expert will look into water use at your property and advise you how to improve. Learn more here.

MULCH MADNESS IS BACK!

Want to turn your thirsty lawn into a beautiful drought-friendly landscape? Get help through our Mulch Madness program. Our program now runs year-round!

FREE WATER SAVING DEVICES

The City offers complimentary water-saving devices for faucets, hoses, and showers. Click here to read a list of devices and where to find them.

CALCULATE YOUR AVERAGE WATER USE

Did you know that indoor household water needs can typically be met using 25-50 gallons per person per day? Click here to use our Water Use Calculator to gauge your households water use.

LEAK CHECK LIST

In just 10 mins. you can search your home for leaks and reduce water waste. Start with the steps listed HERE, along with the checklist provided to chase down leaks.

HOW TO READ YOUR WATER METER

Learning to read your water meter is important because it can help identify if you have a leak and also allows you to calculate your average water use. Click here to learn more.

REBATES

Learn about special rebates for high-efficiency toilets and clothes washers. You can save gallons of water each day while saving money on new fixtures and appliances. Click here to learn more.

RESOURCES & TIPS

There are so many ways to save water and energy. Check out other programs and informational sites to learn how. Click here to learn more.

SAVE TREES

During this historic drought, we ask that you please prioritize watering the trees around your home instead of your lawn and other plants. Click here to learn more.

QUESTIONS?

Review the below frequently asked questions (FAQs) or contact our Water Conservation team:

CALL:

707-778-4507

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