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Irvine Ranch Water District has initiated development of a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The LHMP will provide a framework for IRWD to reduce its vulnerability to the impacts of natural and human-induced events such as earthquakes, flooding, and spills. The plan will identify opportunities for IRWD to make its...More
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IRWD Local Hazard Mitigation Plan available for public comment

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Irvine Ranch Water District has initiated development of a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The LHMP will provide a framework for IRWD to reduce its vulnerability to the impacts of natural and human-induced events such as earthquakes, flooding, and spills. The plan will identify opportunities for IRWD to make its water and sewer infrastructure even more resilient to hazards in the future.

Draft Documents Available for Review

Starting July 27, 2021, the LHMP is available for a two-week public r... Continue Reading »

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Much of our state is suffering under extreme drought conditions, and while IRWD is well-positioned to weather these dry times, we can all do our part to help.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked all Californians to voluntarily reduce water use by 15%. You can do that by taking just a few steps that collectively add up to significant savings. According to the governor’s office, a 15% reduction statewide will save enough water to supply 1.7 million households for a year.

The most significant savings can b... Continue Reading »

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While 2021 has been critically dry in California, Irvine Ranch Water District is well-positioned to weather these conditions for several years.

We’re in good shape. But saving water is something to always strive for – rain or shine – and IRWD remains at your service with rebates, workshops, and tips to help.

Because of our long history of investing in new and drought-proof sources of water — and thanks to you, our customers, using water wisely — we are able to fully meet the water needs ... Continue Reading »

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Throughout the nation and around the world, purple pipes pulse with water that has gone down drains and been treated for reuse in landscaping, agriculture and commerce.

Irvine Ranch Water District was the mastermind behind that color: leading the charge in the early 1980s to certify a standard for pipes carrying recycled water, to distinguish them from drinking water systems.

But how did it happen? It’s a colorful story of IRWD leadership, creativity and humor — centered around an engineer who... Continue Reading »

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Take some time in these summer months to do some garden maintenance. If you have fruit trees, be sure to remove any diseased or dead branches because pruning can help prevent pest infestations. Do transplanting in the late afternoon or evening so that plants have time to recover during the evening before soaking up morning rays. Find more gardening advice for this season in the newest edition of The Dirt at RightScape.com/the-dirt.

... Continue Reading »