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Water Saving Tips & Resources

Residential

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  • Check toilet for leaks. Repair it or replace it. This can waste thousands of gallons each month. How to Detect and Repair Toilet Leaks
  • Check faucets for leak. Repair it or replace it. This can waste thousands of gallons each month. How to Fix a Leaky Faucet (video)
  • Check sprinklers for leaks and runoff. Repair or replace. www.h2ouse.org
  • Replace sprinkler heads with water saving ones. Irrigation Conversion (video)
  • Visit socalwatersmart.com for generous rebates on qualified models:
             toilets     $125
             clothes washers    $300
             sprinkler rotating nozzles      $3 ea.
             irrigation controllers (WBIC)  $80
             soil moisture sensor system       $80

Choosing New Fixtures and Appliances

watersense_logo Choose EPA WaterSense Labeled fixtures that use about 20% less water.
Energy_Star_logo Choose EPA EnergyStar Labeled appliances that use less energy.

Sprinkler Runoff and Overspray

Keeping Sidewalks and Driveways Clean

Draining Pools and Spas

  • Pools, spas, fountains, ponds must be drained to the sewer and not the alley or street.

Residential Resources


Business

High Water Bill

  • Check toilets and urinals for leaks. Repair it or replace it. This can waste thousands of gallons each month. 
  • Check faucets for leak. Repair it or replace it. This can waste thousands of gallons each month. 
  • Check cooling towers and increase cycles up to 6.
  • Request a free water audit – 310-458-8972 or email savewater@smgov.net
  • Rebates for qualified toilets, plumbing fixtures and equipment. socalwatersmart.com

Choosing New Plumbing Fixtures, Appliances and Equipment 

Rebates through socalwatersmart.com for qualified models:

  • Toilets – Tank Type: $40
  • Toilets – Flushometer: $40
  • Urinals: $200
  • pH Cooling Tower Controller: $1,750
  • Cooling Tower Controller: $625
  • Dry Vacuum Pump: $125 per 0.5 HP
  • Ice-Machines: $1,000
  • Connection-less Food Steamers: $485 per compartment
  • Laminar Flow Faucet Restrictors: $10 per restrictor
  • Irrigation Controller: $35 per station
  • Central Computer Irrigation Controller: $35 per station
  • Larger Rotary Nozzles: $13 per set
  • Rotary Nozzles for Sprinkler Conversion: $2 ea.
Rebates through City of Santa Monica for qualified products:  

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Last updated: Tuesday, 03/14/2017
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Rebates

In response to the drought, Santa Monica has enhanced its water conservation rebates.
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