Walnut Creek: 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


Local Water Supple Update

Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District


Resource Information

Scott Sommerfeld, East Bay Municipal Utility District

Bob Eagle, Contra Costa Water District



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