Workshops Available for Local Governments to Adopt Water Conservation Ordinance

Local workshops in San Jose and Oakland will assist local governments and urban water suppliers in adopting and implementing the required Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. The law requires cities and counties, including charter cities and charter counties, to adopt landscape water conservation ordinances by January 1, 2010.

California Department of Water (DWR) and California Urban Water Conservation Council and various organizations throughout the state are conducting a series of workshops on the following:
• The content of the Model Ordinance
• Cities and counties roles and responsibilities
• Assistance available to local governments
• Water purveyors roles
• Experiences of local governments and water purveyors
• Benefits of adopting and implementing an ordinance

Reservations are required. For more details, please visit the DWR website at

Bay Area Workshops
Monday, October 26, 2009
8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Santa Clara Valley Water District
HQ Boardroom
5700 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 265-2600

Monday, November 2, 2009
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Boardroom, 2nd Floor
375 11th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
(866) 403-2683