With rain finally in the forecast (yea!) and cooler weather, it’s a good time to adjust automatic sprinkler and irrigation systems. This saves money on water bills, and also helps to prevent pollution in our creeks and streams.
California’s Save our Water website has some great information about how to save water around the yard.
You might also be interested in getting a rebate for switching out your lawn for water-efficient plants. The Santa Clara Valley Water District’s water conservation page has more information about rebates.