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California is in a Drought. Burbankers Can Help.

In Southern California, water is liquid gold. Burbank is 100% dependent on imported water purchased from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The water comes from the State Water Project in Northern California and the Colorado River Aqueduct and travels through hundreds of miles of pipes and canals to get to Burbank. On top of that, it takes a lot of electricity to move the water across long distances. Which is why once water finally gets here, every drop is precious and should be used wisely, especially when there's a drought.

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How You Can Help Save Water

Governor Newsom has called for California residents to engage in a 15% voluntary reduction of their water use. This is an achievable goal! BWP has a variety of programs and rebates you can participate in to reduce your water usage.

Sign Up for WaterSmart to See Your Water Use and Get Personalized Water-Saving Tips

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Visit the Burbank Water-Wise Gardening Website for Landscaping Ideas and Resources

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Replace Your Turf Grass with a Drought-Resistant Landscape and Get a $2/sq foot Rebate

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Water-Saving Rebates

2018 Water Quality Report

Smart Irrigation Controller Rebates from MWD

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Rebates for Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles

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Get a $50 Bill Credit For Buying a Pool Cover

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Rebates Available for Rain Barrels and Cisterns

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Caring For Plants in a Drought

Keep Moisture in Your Soil with Free Mulch

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How to Water to Build Deep Roots

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Three Simple Tips For Watering Trees

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Using Graywater on Your Plants

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Burbank is in Stage 1 of the Sustainable Water Use Ordinance

Burbank's Sustainable Water Use Ordinance provides procedures to reduce water use Citywide when there's a drought. Burbank is currently on Stage 1 of the ordinance, which limits outdoor watering to three days a week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Watering on these days is allowed before 9 am or after 6 pm and up to 15 minutes per irrigation station.