Resources & Studies

Resources & Studies

Explore our large selection of useful conservation and water use efficiency publications and website links. Here you'll learn more about water resources, water use efficiency, irrigation research and suppliers, and how to be Always Water Smart.


Research, Studies & Newsletters

California Single Family Water Use Efficiency Study  
IRWD Customer Newsletters  
IRWD Research Studies

 Finding a Landscape Contractor

California Landscape Contractors Association
Water Management Certification Program
Ewing Contractor Referrral Service    
Find an IA Certified Professional

 Irrigation Products Websites


Hunter Industries
MP Rotator

 Local Retailers

Hydro-Scape Products  
Ewing Irrigation  
John Deere Landscapes
Irrigation Association

 Web Resources

OC Succulents
Be Water Wise: The Garden Spot
UCI Arboretum: Local Source of California Friendly and Native Plants 
Master Gardeners of Orange County 
Orange County Native Plant Society  
Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden
Garden Web
Plant Encyclopedia   
California Invasive Plant Council:  Don’t invite trouble into your landscape.  Know before you buy.

 Web Resources

Latest News

IRWD Wins Innovation Award For Energy Storage ProgramThe IRWD Energy Storage Project was recently selected as a winner at the 6th Annual Golden Hub of Innovation Awards by the Association of California Cities - Orange County (ACC-OC). The Golden Hub of Innovation Awards recognizes local agencies, cities and...
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Posters Chosen for Annual ContestFive posters created by students who attend school in the Irvine Ranch Water District service area were selected for judging in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s “Water is Life” poster contest. IRWD judges selected the posters from among many...