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Heatwave? No Problem, Thanks to Recycled Water Hot August nights—and days—can take their toll on landscapes, increasing moisture loss in plants and prompting many communities to let public areas go brown during this taxing time of year. But not here. IRWD’s recycled water system means streetscapes, parks and common areas can stay green without dipping into our drinking water supply. As long as people continue to take showers, do their laundry and wash dishes, recycled water will remain a plentiful and sustainable resource for the...
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Water Tips: Before and After a QuakeLast month’s 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes in Ridgecrest were a wake-up call for Orange County—a reminder that we all should be prepared. IRWD has many safeguards in place to protect the reliability and quality of your drinking water. Our employees are trained in emergency response, and committed to restore services quickly. But in extreme situations, it’s smart to be ready for disruptions. The first 72 hours after any major emergency are critical times for self-sufficiency. Here are three...
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Fall 2019 Resident ToursCustomers who live or work in the IRWD service area...
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Check Sprinkler Timer After Power OutagesIf your electricity went out in the recent Southern California...
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MWDOC Poster Contest Winners Recognized for ArtworkHundreds of students participated in the 2019 annual Water Awareness...