How can we continue to use our water efficiently indoors and outdoors?
  • Use a broom to clean outdoor areas
  • Adjust sprinklers to water plants, not the pavement
  • Use mulch on soil surfaces
  • Water plants early in the morning
  • Replace overhead irrigation with drip irrigation. See the City’s Irrigation Retrofit Program.
  • Install a rain barrel to capture rain.  See discount voucher here.  
  • Consider replacing your high water use lawn with a climate appropriate landscape.  See the Water Wise Incentive Program
  • Use recycled water for outdoor irrigation.  See the City’s Mobile Reuse Program.
  • Fix indoor and outdoor leaks
  • Upgrade your washing machine to a qualifying high-efficiency washing machine and apply for a rebate here
  • Upgrade your toilet to a qualifying high-efficiency model and apply for a rebate here.
  • Replace your irrigation controller with a Smart Controller. See the City’s Irrigation Retrofit Program.
  • Replace sprinkler nozzles with high efficiency options. See the City’s Irrigation Retrofit Program.
  • Ventura Water provides free conservation surveys and water efficient devices. Contact Customer Care at myvtawater@cityofventura.net or (805) 667-6500 for more information.  

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1. What are the State’s Emergency Water Conservation Regulations?
2. Is the City currently experiencing a Water Shortage Event?
3. Does the City have restrictions on outdoor watering at residential properties?
4. What actions is the City taking to address the drought?
5. Why does the City of Ventura continue to issue building permits?
6. How can I get my water use information?
7. How can we continue to use our water efficiently indoors and outdoors?
8. How can I stay informed about Ventura’s water issues?