Save Our Water
Sonoma Water is a WaterSense Promotional Partner. WaterSense is a partnership program sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by promoting water efficiency and enhancing the market for water-efficient products, programs, and practices. Look for the WaterSense logo when you are shopping to identify high-performing, water-efficient products.
Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper
Get trained or hire a trained landscaper! Landscape water-use represents one of the largest components of urban water demand. Through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense approved Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Program, local landscape professionals are making a positive impact towards reducing landscape water demand by becoming more water efficient in landscape design, maintenance, and operation. QWEL provides an educational foundation based on principals of proper plant selection for the local climate, irrigation system design and maintenance, and irrigation system programming and operation. Both WaterSense and QWEL share the common goal of conserving water resources and promoting the importance of water efficiency. Registration for the QWEL Program is FREE. For more information or visit the QWEL website.
According to Health and Safety Code Section 17922.12, graywater is “untreated wastewater that has not been contaminated by any toilet discharge, has not been affected by infectious contaminated or unhealthy bodily wastes, and does not present a threat from contamination by unhealthful processing, manufacturing, or operation wastes. ”Graywater” includes but is not limited to wastewater from bathtubs, showers, bathroom washbasins, clothes washing machines, and laundry tubs, but does not include wastewater from kitchen sinks or dishwashers.”