Visit San Dieguito Water District's Drought page to ensure your property is in compliance with current water-use restrictions.


Do-It-Yourself Tips for Irrigation System Maintenance


Visit these sites for more information on maintaining irrigation systems:

        Info on Smart Outdoor Practices from the EPA         Learn how to live a Conservation Lifestyle             July is Smart Irrigation Month!

Visita Salve Nuestra Agua para algunas grandes ideas sobre el ahorro de agua, en el interior y exterior de su hogar.

Trees and Landscape


Turf Replacement


Visit these sites for more information on classes, workshops, and landscape design and maintenance:
      Online classes are available    Find classes, events, and incentives from SDCWA      San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Guidelines      MWD's CA Friendly Maintenance Guide


For information on installing graywater systems in Encinitas, please visit the City's Planning Division.


HOA Landscape Laws

Since the Governor's Declaration of drought in 2014, legislation protecting homeowner rights to have water efficient landscapes have been enacted:

HOA Prohibitions Fact Sheet from the State Water Resources Control Board (updated May 8, 2017)


Additional Resources:

San Diego Botanic Garden
The Water Conservation Garden