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Conservation

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Free Water-Wise Checkups: for Tenant or Owner, in English or Spanish, Virtual or On-Site!

Mike Clark, our Water Conservation Specialist, will identify water and money-saving opportunities for your property, at no charge! Call us at 805.969.2271 to schedule. See video to learn more:

Why is Conservation so Important?

At MWD, we're really proud of customers for stepping up their conservation efforts. Residents of Montecito and Summerland appreciate how unique our local environment is – and show a willingness to adapt accordingly. Changes in behavior, changes in landscaping practices, evolving aesthetics, education, and involvement...it all adds up to keeping our community beautiful, and more important: sustainable.

Our changing climate requires Californians to move beyond temporary emergency drought measures and adopt permanent changes to use water wisely and prepare for more frequent and persistent periods of limited water supply. Conservation and efficiency also reduce the energy needed to pump, transport, treat and deliver water. Your small changes make a big impact and we urge everyone to stay up-to-date on current conservation requirements. Only by working together can we improve and sustain the state’s water future for generations to come.