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A Refuge to Inspire Your Landscape

Take a trip to the San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary—a hidden gem in Irvine. The RightScape demonstration garden surrounding the Visitors Center has more than three dozen plant varieties, each identified with a plant marker and QR code for mobile access to plant-care details. California native and non-native drought-tolerant plants are featured in two distinct sections of the landscape. Interpretive signs show how they differ in their growing characteristics and water needs.

Additional signs illustrate how efficient irrigation technology and scheduling keep the garden looking healthy. A stormwater bioswale, consisting of river rocks and stones, runs prominently through the demo garden—to collect rain or irrigation water, helping it seep into the ground instead of running off-site.

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Board Selects New President, Vice PresidentThe Irvine Ranch Water District Board of Directors has selected Steven E. LaMar to serve as president and Mary Aileen...
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Fourth Public Hearing Evaluating Change in IRWD Election ProcessNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT Public Hearing on Evaluating a Change in the Elections Process for the Irvine Ranch...
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Hydrant Flush Ensures Quality of Drinking Water Water mains need a good flushing every once in a while to keep them clean. It’s a process that raises...
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Discover the World with EducationWhat’s a water bear? And what two natural forces drive the water cycle? Irvine Ranch Water District helps answer these...
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We’ve Made Your Bill Simpler, Without Skimping on DetailNotice anything different about your December 2018 water bill? We redesigned it based on feedback from customers, who said they...
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Third Public Hearing Evaluating Change in IRWD Election ProcessNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT Public Hearing on Evaluating a Change in the Elections Process for the Irvine Ranch...
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An Easier-to-Read BillYour monthly bill is getting a makeover. We’re making it simpler to read, without skimping on detail. It will contain...
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Pipe-Saving Tips for the HolidaysThe holidays are fast approaching! Keep these tips in mind at home. Your pipes will thank you. Keep grease out of...
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Veterans, Thank You for Your ServicePatriotism. Love of country. Willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. In honor of this year’s Veterans Day,...
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Recycled Water Filling Station ClosesIRWD’s Residential Recycled Water Filling Station closed permanently this month. The last day of operation was Oct. 15. Thank you...
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RightScapeResources.com Has BlossomedIRWD is proud to announce the launch of a newly redesigned homepage for our plant database website—RightScape Resources. The site...