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6 Things to Know! About the Coronet Park Earth Day Event

What do tree planting, local art, educational outdoor activities, and a park clean-up have in common? FREE family-friendly fun! Discover how sustainable landscaping and water-smart practices can make a significant impact at our Coronet Park Earth Day event on April 20.

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5 Unique Advantages! Of Living Landscapes

Living landscapes are more than just healthy, thriving plants. From less maintenance to more pollinators, here’s a few benefits that may surprise you!

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6 Interesting Facts! About OC's Newest Conservation Garden

On June 2, MWDOC, the Wyland Foundation, Saddleback College, the City of Westminster, and supporting partners, unveiled a 5,011-square-foot conservation garden that is expected to save a quarter of a million gallons of water annually over previous use.

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5 Things to Know! About MWDOC's Leak Detection Program

A significant amount of water, time, and money can be lost to hidden leaks. The MWDOC Leak Detection Program is dedicated to working with Orange County water providers to find and stop leaks before they surface, helping residents, businesses, and local agencies save BIG.

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6 Things to Know! About Transforming Your Landscape

Did you know? Whether in drought or not, a Southern California lifestyle includes using water efficiently every day, and now is a great time to plan your long-term water-smart yard transformation. From gathering inspiration and plotting specific use areas to selecting drought-tolerant plants and exploring rebates, you can design a beautiful, water-efficient oasis that uses less water, requires less maintenance, and saves money!

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5 Key Benefits! Of Cultivating a Water-Smart Garden

Did you know? Making the change to a water-smart landscape comes with a variety of benefits. From saving water to supporting the local environment, learn how one Orange County family has transformed their front yard into a sustainable, water-efficient model for the community.

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6 Things to Know! About MWDOC's Water Awareness Poster Contest Awards Ceremony Transformation

Did you know? In September, MWDOC transformed the annual Water Awareness Poster Contest (Contest) awards ceremony from an indoor event to an interactive outdoor learning experience for the whole family! The Contest’s 40 winning students and their families were invited to participate in a full day of exploration and hands-on activities to discover how healthy water is key to supporting local ecosystems that people and wildlife depend on every day.

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