The video links on this page provide practical tips and information about conserving water both outside and inside your home. Find more conservation and workshop videos on our YouTube Channel.
We also have an extensive library of resources, guides, and information - including how to apply for rebates - on our Outdoor Conservation and Indoor Conservation pages.
Video Library Links
Lawn Conversion & Native Plant Gardening
Two simple ways to conserve water outside are: Converting your lawn to a low water use landscape and using native plants. Along with the video links below, find guides and resources to help you get started, and see if you could benefit from our Landscape Rebate Program.
Lawn water saving tips
- Three Tips for a Water Wise Landscape - short video
- 3 Waterwise Lawncare Tips from a Pro- short video
- Using Leaves to Save Water - short video
- Sheet Mulching, Healthy Soil and Water Savings
Rebate information for outdoor projects
- Plant a Native Garden and Get a Rebate! - short video
- How to Lose Your Lawn with Valley Water Rebates
Garden and tree tips
- Tree Care During Times of Drought (Spanish, Mandarin)
- Intro to Garden Design (Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese)
- Water Conservation in the Vegetable Garden
- Low Water Landscapes Vs. Traditional Gardens
- Designing Native and Low Water use landscapes
- Taking Care of Your Soil (Soil Care)
- Propagating Native Plants
- Non-Toxic Weed Removal
- Plant Pruning Methods
- Watering Native Plants
Drip Irrigation, Irrigation Scheduling & Maintenance
Efficient irrigation is possible with planning and action. These videos include how to install, use and maintain an irrigation system. Find additional information on the Sprinklers & Irrigation page, including details about available rebates for your property.
- Top Tips for Installing Drip Irrigation - short video
- Irrigation Maintenance and Leak Detection
- Drip Irrigation Basics
- Programming Irrigation Controllers(Spanish)
Outdoor Alternative Water Sources
Plants don't need drinking water to thrive! These videos highlight how to water your landscape with collected rainwater or graywater from your laundry system. Learn more about alternative water sources.
- Rain Gardens - short video
- Alternative Water Solutions: Graywater Reuse and Rainwater Collection (Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese
- Reuse Rainwater and Graywater in your Yard
- What’s Graywater?