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Water use efficiency is a way of life

Saving water every day is the Long Beach way. Click here to see what you can do to LiveH2OLB.

Certified Blue Restaurant Program

The Certified Blue Restaurant (CBR) program supports and recognizes the outstanding Long Beach restaurants that achieve exceptional water efficiency in our community. Interested restaurants can enroll below to receive a no-cost, on-site efficiency survey, free water efficient devices (if eligible), and an assessment for other possible rebates.

Lawn-to-Garden Incentive Program

The Lawn-to-Garden (L2G) program offers a financial incentive to help you successfully convert your thirsty and non-functional turf to a beautiful, water-wise landscape. Click the button below to learn more.

We’re Social

Take a peek below the surface with LBWD crew member Landon! 👀 Our water utility crew members are part of the team that makes sure everything is running smoothly to help us serve nearly 500,000 Long Beach Water customers throughout the City. ...

August is #NationalWaterQualityMonth, recognizing how vital clean water is to our individual health and the needs of our environment. Water quality staff members like Mudra are part of our team who provide customers with reliable, affordable, and exceptional quality drinking water. Learn more about how we deliver a safe and dependable water supply at https://www.lbwater.org/water-quality/ ...

#FlashbackFriday to our water service crew assisting at Palo Verde Avenue. ⠀

Have questions about your water service ❓ We have answers. Visit lbwater.org/customer-services for more information.
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#DYK adding a layer of mulch to your garden can reduce evaporation from the soil? Be sure to spread the mulch a few inches away from stems and tree trunks to avoid damaging the plants. Other benefits of mulch include helping the soil stay cooler and keeping pesky weeds at bay! ...

Help us congratulate LBWD employee Cherie for receiving the Mervyn Gold Star employee award! She has been with the Department since 2007, starting on the Main Construction crew and rising through the ranks to become a Water Utility Supervisor. She now oversees a Service Crew herself, handling service installations and repairs. She can be counted on to do the job well and right every time and is a leader and mentor to her staff every day. ...

Our water quality staff annually performs tens of thousands of tests and analyzes the samples for more than one hundred drinking water contaminants. Here, Long Beach Water Department lab analyst Ana is pipetting water for microbiology analysis. ...

#TriviaTuesday⠀
Which 441-mile long aqueduct, pictured here, helps transport 15% of Long Beach’s drinking water from the Northern California Bay-Delta region? ⠀

Get a hint 😉 and learn more about our water sources at https://www.lbwater.org/water-sources/
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Swapping out conventional sprinkler heads for rotating nozzles is better for:
Your landscape 🌳
Your water bill 💧
The environment 🌎

By applying water more slowly and uniformly, less is lost through misting, misdirection and runoff.

Get a rebate for purchases of 30 nozzles or more at socalwatersmart.com
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