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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 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.


20% Reduction Goal and Action List

Learn more through California's Water Conservation Portal