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Committed to supplying our customers with high quality, safe water along with outstanding customer service for current and future generations.


Greywater Workshop

Greywater is water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. Instead of sending it down the sewer it can be safely and simply redirected into the landscape for irrigation. Reusing household greywater saves water, saves time, and reduces water flowing into the sewer system. Find out if a greywater system is a good match for your home and landscape in our informative evening slideshow presentation "Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater." Click here for more information.

Annual Elk Grove Greener Gardens DIY Expo and Garden Tour

Showcasing water-wise and eco-friendly landscapes, the annual Elk Grove Greener Gardens Expo and Garden Tour takes place Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 am - 3 pm. For more information, click here.

Board Urges 20% Water Reduction

On January 22, 2014, the FRCD Board of Directors called on the public to voluntarily reduce their water use by 20%. Although EGWD's water supply is stable, Governor Brown's declaration of a drought emergency requires even communities who have ample water to treat this precious resource with even more care and greater sense of responsibility.

Many ideas for conservation can be found in the links below or on the other pages of our Conservation section. For more ideas, or to schedule an appointment for a free  landscape  irrigation  audit  or a efficiency review for your home, please call Ellen Carlson at 916-685-3556.

2013 Water Spots Contest Winners

Check out the winners of the 2013 Water Spots contest and other water conservation videos here.

Free Landscape Irrigation Audit

Have you called for your landscape irrigation audit yet? A certified technician will visit your home free of charge to examine your home's irrigation system and will prepare a report to help you maximize your system's benefits while minimizing your water use! They can  also  evaluate  your  water  efficiency  inside  your  home as well! Call Ellen Carlson, 916-685-3556, to schedule an appointment.

Links for Conservation

EGWD's Helpful Conservation Links

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