Comprehensive Drought Information

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***New drought information effective February 1, 2017, is available. Please click here for more information.***


Important Information – Updated Restrictions and Rules

Effective July 1, 2016


  • Appeals Form - Submit this online form for consideration of an adjustment to your allocation.


State and Local Actions



Drought Resources


  • Water Audit Program – Request your complimentary residential or commercial water audit today.

  • Conservation Tips – Learn about the many ways you can conserve water.

  • Guide to Using Water Wisely – View the updated SJWC conservation brochure.

  • Video Library – Watch short informational and how-to videos, such as How to Read Your Meter, to help you use water more wisely.

  • Value of Water – Learn more about the value of water and how water rates are affected by conservation.

  • Recycled Water – Visit South Bay Water Recycling to learn more about how recycled water is helping to stretch our potable water supply.

  • Water Wise Landscaping Website – Use this new website to find information for all your landscaping needs and to discover the best water wise plant for your own garden. Tour galleries of completed water wise gardens in the San Jose area to inspire ideas of your own. Use our water calculator to obtain month-by-month irrigation schedule recommendations.

  • Water Smart Demonstration Garden – Visit SJWC’s drought-tolerant garden.

  • Conservation in the Community – See how SJWC is spreading the word about conservation in the community.

  • Rebates and Incentives Programs – Find out more about various rebates and incentives available.