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Drought and Residential Use

Welcome to the Drought and Residential Use page! Located here are important documents and/or links to various websites encompassing all things Gardening, Residential Water Use, and Food Consumption. Please find the links below:

Drought and Residential Use Links

California Institute for Water Resources (CIWR)- Landscape and urban drought topics such as: Growing food with less water, Graywater, Home and Garden.

Drip Irrigation- Sonoma County Master Gardeners have provided information regarding the basics principles and maintenance of drip irrigation for your garden.

Landscape Water Management- Center for Landscape and Urban Horticulture provides some FAQ's about landscape water use.

Small Domestic Use registrations and domestic water tank storage in response to North Coast drought. Fitting for home water use and fire protection. A cooperation between CA Department of Fish and Wildlife and State Water Resources Control Board.

The California Garden Web- Drought Gardening and Irrigation tips from the UC Master Gardener Program.

UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden- Drought resources for waterwise landscaping, low-water needs plants, and more!

Waterwise Gardening- A page also from the Sonoma County Master Gardeners, stressing the importance of smart water use and appropriate plant selection for California's climate.

UC Master Gardeners