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Water Conservation Programs

Explore Valley Water's Water Conservation Programs!

Drought Updates

Santa Clara County is in a severe drought emergency. Learn about the latest developments and regulations by visiting our Drought Information page.  

Say YES to Saving Water

We are in a severe drought emergency. We must continue to work together and say YES to saving water!

To help you use less water, Valley water offers free water conservation tools and devices. Visit our free online shopping cart to learn more!

Say YES Fact Sheet

Landscape Rebate Program

Our Landscape Rebate Program can help you save water and money, offering up to $3,000* for residential sites and $100,000* for commercial and multi-family sites.

Projects should not be started until a written Notice to Proceed is issued. Due to high participation rates, current application review time varies by project.

Apply Today 


Commercial Watering Ban

The State of California has banned the watering of decorative grass by commercial, industrial and institutional (CII) properties, including homeowners' associations. 

The watering of decorative CII lawns is now subject to fines under a new Valley Water ordinance. The regulation does not apply to residential lawns, school fields, sports fields, or areas regularly used for civic or community events.

Quickly adapt your lawn to meet the ban on irrigating decorative turf with Valley Water's landscape rebates, including the new lawn-to-mulch conversion rebate.

Commercial Watering Ban Information



All Water Conservation Programs

Valley Water offers a variety of rebates, surveys, and free gear to help you conserve water. See an overview of our conservation programs [PDF]. View the Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese versions. 

Other Conservation Resources

South Bay Green Gardens

Visit South Bay Green Gardens to learn more about conserving water, preventing pollution, promoting healthy soils, and events in the Bay Area.


Call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or email [email protected].