Efficient water use is a way of life in San Diego, and it is important to remember that permanent water use restrictions remain in effect regardless of the drought status. Note that new water restrictions went into effect June 10, 2022.
In addition to efficient water use practices, the City has a number of resources available to help residents and businesses reduce water consumption.
These simple and effective tips can help you save water and money.
A number of rebates are available to San Diegans to help make water saving options more affordable.
The City has year-round city and state permanent mandatory water restrictions in place, and new restrictions go into effect June 10, 2022. Review them to make sure you're in compliance.
The City enforces the the permanent water use restrictions. Staff educates the public, works with residents and businesses, and issues Warning Notifications, Notices of Violation and Administrative Citations.
Free residential survey programs are available to property owners and tenants. In addition, there are several water survey programs available for commercial, institutional and industrial businesses.
The City of San Diego no longer requires property owners to file a Water Conservation Certificate upon the resale of their property.
The City's Get It Done App, available for iPhones and Androids, allows users to report water waste quickly and easily .
Learn about the many other water savings options are available from other agencies.