Water Conservation Tips

Five Ways to Save Five Gallons per Day

  • Shorten your shower by 2 minutes
  • Turn off water while brushing teeth 
  • Wash only full loads of laundry and dishes and cut back by one load per week.
  • Apply for a rebate to replace lawn with a water-efficient landscape! (see rebates page
  • Install a 'smart' irrigation controller and get money back when you purchase through ACWD! (see rebates page)

Hint: Some of these save more than five gallons per day!

Other Water Conservation Tips
These simple tips will help you quickly reduce your water use.

Water Conservation Rebate Programs
Learn about our Indoor and Outdoor rebate programs.

Finding and Fixing Leaks
Learn how to find leaks and quickly repair them.

Order a Free Toilet Leak Detection Kit
Free Toilet Leak Detection Kits are available to ACWD customers.

Order a Free Water Conservation Kit
Free Water Conservation Kits are available to ACWD customers.

Report Water Waste
Use this online form to report water waste you've observed in the community or call (510) 668-4218.

Find out what the State is Doing this Year

More Resources

Please Conserve During this Critically Dry Year

California is experiencing drought following two critically dry years - locally and statewide.

While ACWD's water supplies are currently sufficient to meet demands it is important to conserve now in case 2022 is another dry year. 

Customers can take simple actions to save water. Each person can make difference and our community will be better prepared for the future.

One Saves Water Fact Sheet - How ACWD Plans to Meet Water Demands in 2021

Take One Action Today to Save Water  - Water Conservation Hacks

One Saves Water - Fact Sheet for Businesses

One Saves Water - Fact Sheet for Homeowners Associations

One Saves Water - Fact Sheet for Your Apartment Complex

ACWD Aqueduct Newsletter - Drought Edition

Drought is Serious Postcard - November 2021

ACWD recognizes the importance of saving water and is doing its part as well. Learn more about what ACWD is doing to use water efficiently.