Alternative resources like grey water and rainwater catchment and recirculating water systems can reduce water consumption.
The Contra Costa Water District has teamed up with a group of "Smart Wash Car Wash" companies who recycle their water, care about the environment and are doing something about it.
Here are some specific ways you can save the trees in your yard during the drought.
Find a collection of brochures, books, reports, and publications from the Conservation Office.
View a collection conservation videos and campaigns.
It is important to have landscaping that uses drought-tolerant plants, efficient irrigation, and employs other water-saving methods.
Find a list of other conservation websites and online resources.
Learn how to read your water meter and gauge water use.