About Save Our Water

Save Our Water is a statewide program aimed at helping Californians reduce their everyday water use. Created in 2009 by the California Department of Water Resources and the Association of California Water Agencies, the program offers ideas and inspiration for permanently reducing water use – regardless of whether California is in a drought.

Using traditional and social media, partnerships with local agencies and interviews with real Californians saving water, the program is reaching millions of Californians each year with its water-saving message and tips. Browse the Save Our Water website to uncover ideas on saving water indoors and out. You’ll find ideas for creating a beautiful, water-efficient garden, tools for calculating your water use and fun ways for kids to save water.

Young or old, we can all make a difference in California’s water use by making simple changes to our daily habits.

Learn more about the program and ways to help spread the word.