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Ready, Set, Quake

California is earthquake country and you always want to be ready. IRWD suggests you enroll in the CodeRED® Emergency Alert System to receive updated information in any emergency. Just log on to irwd.com and click “Emergency & CodeRED” in the “Customer Care” bar on the left side of the home page. Be aware that the first 72 hours after a quake are critical. So be prepared to be self-sufficient at least that long. Stored water is the most important survival supply. The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends that you store one gallon per person per day—up to two weeks’ worth if possible.

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IRWD Takes Precautions Against Fire, and You Can TooSummer marks the official start of fire season: a time when high heat, dry brush and whipping winds spark an...
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IRWD Customers Enjoy Free — and Guilt-Free — Recycled Water for PlantsComing from South Africa, Analize Mans likes a lush, green garden, and she tends hers guilt-free. She is one of many...
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IRWD Students Reign in Water Poster ContestCongratulations to Foothill Ranch Elementary fourth-grader Adrianna Hou. She was honored at the Discovery Cube as a grand-prizevwinner for her grade group...
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IRWD and Macquarie Capital Announce Completion of the Largest Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Project in the U.S.IRVINE, Calif. – Advancing the cause of sustainability, Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) and Macquarie Capital today announced completion of...
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Are You Getting the Right Water Budget for Your Home?IRWD water bills are based on a monthly water budget established for customers based on typical living conditions and water...
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Congrats to Our WaterStar Kawasaki Motors Corp.Our district has a new corporate WaterStar: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC). IRWD’s WaterStar program recognizes and rewards local water-efficient businesses....
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Fall Back: Waste Not, Want NotIt might still feel sweltering outside…but it’s time to dial back your sprinklers. In September, plants’ water needs drop by about...
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Composting Basics: Know the Materials and MethodsTo retain soil moisture while discouraging weeds, Irvine Ranch Water District encourages generous use of mulch to cover garden and...
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Keep Your Water Safe in a StormFloods. Wildfires. Earthquakes. They’ve been in the news lately—and Orange County is not immune. IRWD has multiple safeguards to protect...
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Prudential Overall Supply Named WaterStarIn April, Prudential Overall Supply celebrated its 86th year and was recognized as an IRWD WaterStar. The Irvine-based company, with...
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Bottled vs. Tap? Get the FactsBottled water last year surpassed soda as America’s most popular beverage. It’s a $16-billion-a-year industry, marketing a product that—when purchased...