Learn About Water Conservation
The Bay-Friendly Gardening Program offers the home gardener and the professional landscaper tools for designing, constructing and maintaining beautiful, healthy, water conserving, bay-friendly gardens. The program's Bay Friendly Landscaping Guidelines and Bay Friendly Gardening Guides are rich resources and include information about native plants, irrigation, integrated pest management, and minimizing use of fertilizers and chemicals.
California's Save Our Water program offers consumer-oriented information and tools for understanding of the long-term issues facing the state’s water system and practical tips for reducing water use indoors and outdoors.
The Water - Use it Wisely campaign offers a number of water conserving resources including a list of 100 Ways to Save Water.
The Town of Hillsborough boasts a well-designed Water Conservation Garden, located at 1600 Floribunda Avenue. Visit the garden to get ideas of what plants will help you save water in your own garden. You can get more information about water conservation in Hillsborough by reading the Hillsborough Water Department's water conservation information.