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Take Action to Protect Your Water Supply

January 21, 2014 
Woodland is currently asking water customers to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% in order to prevent potential future water shortages. 2014 is starting out as the third dry year in a row. The Governor has delcared a drought emergency. Little or no rain means the City has less groundwater to pump, and pumping water to deliver to homes and businesses becomes more expensive. As the demand for water increases during the summer months, we could face a shortage in water supplies. For tips on conserving water both indoors and outdoors, please visit www.cityofwoodland.org/waterconservation.
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Free Sprinkler Times Online Program and App

December 7, 2013 
Environmental Services is offering a new form of water conservation assistance free to Woodland residents through a program called Sprinkler Times. Sprinkler Times is an easy to use online program and app that calculates run times for sprinkler systems based on user inputs, such as plant material and soil types, sun exposure, and zip code. The resulting customized monthly watering schedule can help you maximize irrigation efficiency, conserve water, and save money. To receive the promo code (limited number available) for the free annual subscription, send an e-mail with your address and Utility Bill number to conservewater@cityofwoodland.org. Your promo code and detailed instructions will then be sent to you. You can check out Sprinkler Times on the web at http://www.sprinklertimes.com. The Water Conservation Program will also continue to provide rebates for weather-based irrigation controllers, rain sensors, and rain barrels.