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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

It’s the inaugural Black Restaurant Week in Long Beach! To celebrate, we’re featuring Certified Blue Restaurant @soulfoodrenaissance, offering southern style fine cooking. 😋 Stop by for southern favorites from brisket and hush puppies to peach cobbler and sweet potato pie. Learn more about Long Beach Black Restaurant Week at blackrestaurantweeklb.com. ...

Thanks to sound planning and major investments by the region, Long Beach Water Department is prepared for this year’s dry conditions, but we’re all in this together. We need our customers to keep up the good work and maintain the water-wise lifestyle. See how you can do your part at http://liveh2olb.com. #LiveH2OLB ...

“Everybody can be great… because anybody can serve.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, today is #NationalDayOfService. We are proud of Long Beach Water staff volunteering to #bethechange. How will YOU be “great” today?

This #FlushFriday, a friendly reminder about some items you shouldn’t put down the 🚽:
💊 Medication
😬 Floss
❌ Wipes, even when labeled “flushable”

Help us congratulate Mervyn Gold Star employee award recipient Morgan! She has worn many hats at LBWD, from starting in our Public Affairs Division in 2019 to joining our Security & Emergency Preparedness Division, as well as becoming our interim Public Information Officer. She has been instrumental in enhancing our Department’s outreach and emergency management efforts, and is an optimistic, dedicated team player. Congrats, Morgan! ...

Dreaming of a fresh start in the spring? 🌷 Get started now by thinking through what plants to feature in your garden. Check out our lawn-to-garden page for inspiration and consider planting while there are cooler temperatures so plants can thrive. 🌞 lblawntogarden.com ...

You wouldn’t drown your cereal…why would you drown your lawn?
Stick to the watering schedule and use a smart irrigation system to make sure you don’t overwater. 💦 Check out liveh2olb.com/residents for more tips!

Ever wonder what happens when you put fats, oils and grease (F.O.G.) down the drain? They form a F.O.G. monster, which can wreak havoc on the sewer system, cause drain damage, and require expensive repairs.

Don’t let a F.O.G. monster grow in your pipes - put fats, oils and grease in the trash, not down the drain! Learn more at lbwater.org/healthy-sewers.


Water & Sewer System Design Guidelines