Truckee: Efficient Water Management

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  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to reduce runoff
  • Improving sprinkler distribution uniformity (DU) to reduce water use
  • Improving controller programs during mandatory water restrictions
  • Determining application rates and PR of drip/micro irrigation
  • Understanding soils to reduce runoff or deep percolation
  • Understanding water meters to improve irrigation during drought


California Drought Update

Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources


Local Water Supply Update

Steve Poncelet, Truckee Donner Public Utility District


Local Resource Information

Yumie Dahn, Town of Truckee

Trisha Ruby, Truckee Donner Public Utility District


Tree Planting Instructions

Eric C. Larusson, Villager Nursery, Inc.



Water Rate Handouts

Controlling Irrigation Runoff, Managing the Irrigation Controller in a Drought