May 19, 2016
Santa Clara County residents and businesses reduced water use by 34% in April 2016 compared to April 2013. This brings the cumulative 2016 water savings through April to 27% compared to the same period of 2013.
Oct. 29, 2015
Important message about Water Conservation Rebates: Despite a vastly increased budget during the drought, Santa Clara Valley Water District's funding for the Landscape Rebate Program is nearly depleted for the current fiscal year.
- We are still accepting applications, however we are no longer scheduling pre-inspections
- Applications are processed in the order in which they are received
- Applications processed after funding is exhausted will be placed on a waiting list in case additional funds are added at a later date
For more information, please call our Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554.
FYI: What are the California drought's effects on our groundwater recharge ponds? Download Fact Sheet here [PDF]
FYI: Water Shortage Contingency Planning [PDF]
(Chapter 6 of the 2010 Urban Water Management Plan)