Water Saving Tips and Organizations
Backyard Conservation: Tips from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service.
bewaterwise.org: Water saving tips from Southern California's Metropolitan Water District.
H2house.org: Take a tour of your house to see how you can save water. Tips from the California Urban Water Conservation Council.
How to Green Your Water: Tips, how-tos and links to water saving products from TreeHugger.
Low water use plant lists: Low water using plants for all regions of the U.S.; includes map.
Runningdry.org: All about Jim Thebaut's documentary and work to make access to safe, affordable and sustainable drinking water available to all.
Take the 20-gallon challenge: Save 20 gallons of water a day or more. Tips from the San Diego County Water Authority
wateraware.org: Basic hints for water conservation.
Water-Use It Wisely: Lots of tips and resources.
Xeriscape Council of New Mexico: Offers education and training about water conservation, primarily through efficient irrigation of xeriscaping utilizing native and other low-water plants.
Water Conservation Reports
Orange County, California Grand Jury recommends water conservation .pdf download
The Orange County Grand Jury Thursday released a report recommending that California's third largest county adopt a comprehensive water conservation program. Orange County, which ranks behind Los Angeles and San Diego in population, according to 2007 estimates by the California Finance Department, has an estimated 3.1 million residents. WaterWebster staff_ 5/22/08