Other Links


PG&E's Energy Efficiency Rebate Program - If you are planning on buying a High Efficiency clothes washer, you will want to take advantage of this.


H2OUSE Water Saver Home Tour - Information-packed and interactive site shows water usage for appliances, landscaping, pools and also how you can save water and save money.


Sonoma County Master Gardeners - Information about how to create a Water Wise Garden, including a plant selection list, information about drip irrigation systems, mulching, composting, and much, much more.

CA Native Plant Society
(Milo Baker) - This local Sonoma County chapter offers information about propagation and preservation of native flora.

California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) - Daily, monthly, and yearly data sets of evapotranspiration rates for weather stations throughout California.

Russian River-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening - Excellent information regarding environmentally sound gardening practices, with an emphasis on reuse of materials.

Mediterranean Garden Society (Northern California Branch) - Lots of information and help regarding water appropriate plant choices for our area.


Irrigation Association - Irrigation research, education, and certification for Green Industry professionals.

California Water Efficiency Partnership (formerly CUWCC) - Learn about the latest news in conservation technology by visiting their Product News category.

California Landscape Contractors Association - Are you looking for some hired help to work on or manage your landscape? Use the CLCA's search engine to help you find a Water Management Certified landscape professional in our area.

Sonoma County Energy Independence Office (EIO) - The EIO helps Sonoma County’s residential and commercial property owners and tenants save energy and water and install renewable energy sources such as solar panels

Educational Resources

Local Library Books and Videos - A list of water conservation resources available through the Sonoma County Library.

Water Science for Schools - Provides information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.