Water Awareness & Conservation
Ensuring that there is plenty of great-tasting, healthy water for all residents and businesses is a long-term project. While we might not be ready to consider ways to conserve water, living in the desert means that water conservation must be practiced at all times. Simple steps taken each day can end up making a huge difference; let's all work together to help protect our most precious natural resource.
More information on new mandatory water restrictions that went into effect on June 1, 2015, and have since been revised may be found here.
Below you'll find even more ways to help save water in and around your home.
Questions? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on some of the most commonly asked questions regarding water conservation and restrictions on usage.
Conserving water indoors can be one of the easiest ways to help save water, from simply shortening shower times to shutting off water when brushing your teeth, there are many different ways you can increase your water conservation efforts inside your home. Here are just a few:
The Alliance for Water Awareness and Conservation (AWAC) provides a number of ideas both in and out of the home aimed at our local High Desert region.
Save Indoors - AWAC
AWAC also offers a generous amount of material on how to save water outdoors with specific ideas and techniques from High Desert native landscaping to suggested water schedules. To find out more, simply click the link to their site below.
Drought Tolerant LandscapingLike to do things yourself? There are many benefits to implementing a drought tolerant landscape or home garden, but if you've been interested in starting your own and just can't seem to find out how then check out
www.expertise.com's special home and garden how-to. With step-by-step guides and walkthroughs, even gardening beginners will find that taking your landscape up a notch will be a piece of cake.
Mandatory Water Conservation Restrictions
Previous watering restrictions on Tuesday and Thursday have been lifted, Hesperia residents may now water turf and landscaping any day of the week. The following restrictions are still in effect:
The below revised and/or extended regulations have been effective since the previous Council and Board Member action taken in May 2016 and will be extended through January 2017.
Save Our Water
The City of Hesperia is proud to be a partner with Save Our Water in an effort to preserve our most important natural resource for future generations. If you would like to view how the Save Our Water project is helping Californian's find new ways to conserve water, visit their site by clicking the link below.