Pittsburg: Efficient Water Management

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Topics:

  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to mitigate water & pesticide runoff
  • Improving drip irrigation layout to reduce water use
  • Irrigation scheduling strategies to achieve mandated water restrictions
  • Programming irrigation controllers to reduce and manage water use
  • Calculating application rates and PR for reducing runoff or deep percolation
  • Understanding water meters to improve efficiency

 

Living Green Gardens

Laura Wright, City of Pittsburg

 

2016 Statewide Drought and Water Update

Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources

 

Local Resources Update

Bob Eagle, Contra Costa Water District

 

Long Term Water Efficiency Regulations and Rebates

Scott Sommerfeld, East Bay Municipal Utility District

 

Handouts:

Local Drought Charge and Mandatory Water-Use Restrictions for Contra Costa Area

Landscape Irrigation Water Saving Strategies

Drip Irrigation Handout

EBMUD Drip Layouts: For durable, low maintenance, easy to manage drip irrigation