Drought is back. But Southern Californians have what it takes. Together, we have navigated major droughts over the past three decades. This year is shaping up to be historically dry, but because of sound planning, smart investments and a long-lasting conservation ethic, Southern California is well prepared. But we don’t know how long this drought will last – every drop saved today is one we can use tomorrow. Learn more:

Welcome to bewaterwise.com, Metropolitan Water District’s portal for water-saving rebates and grants, landscape classes, water-wise garden inspiration and tons of helpful tips on how to lower your water use. Drought, climate change and growing populations all add up to one thing in Southern California: conservation is a way of life.


Rebates administered through our official site, socalwatersmart.com

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