Your SoCal Tap Water

August is  both National Water Quality Month and the start of fall wildfire season. Although the easiest connection to make between water and fire is that water extinguishes flames, when it...

As Californians faced the driest January-March period in the state’s recorded history this year, new research shows the drought is more serious than experts thought. The current drought is the driest...

Get ready to save money on your water bill and feel good about making your home as water efficient as it can be. During this time of drought, every drop counts!...

Water makes its way through rivers, reservoirs, groundwater recharge basins and a labyrinth of water infrastructure before it reaches our homes and is ready for us to simply turn on the...

Did you know that the water that flows straight to your tap is safe, environmentally-friendly and cheaper than bottled water? The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) and its water-wise regional...

Southern California is home to some of the world’s most beautiful plant varieties. Just take a walk down your neighborhood street to explore an eye-candy feast of enchanting flowers, succulents, shrubs...

This new year, refresh your water-saving knowledge and create your most water-efficient home yet.   As Californians, we know that every raindrop, snowflake and turn of the faucet counts. This month, we’re focusing on empowering you to save water by learning simple at-home hacks and low-priced products to help save this precious resource.   Discover how to master...

This month, we sat down with the Orange County Water District’s (OCWD) Board Director Bruce Whitaker for a Q&A about regional efforts to mitigate drought, the use of reclaimed water and what the future holds for Southern California’s water infrastructure. Whitaker is also SAWPA’s Vice Chair/Commissioner, serves on...

Water efficiency is no longer a wish-list item or an afterthought – it is a reality that Californians must face together. On Oct. 19, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for the entire state of California, as water saving efforts continue to...