Water Conservation Watering Can

Wasting less water in our homes and yards also saves energy and money on utility bills and improves the quality of our water resources.

Available Products and Rebates

Consume 30% less water at home by installing high-efficiency:

To request a free water savings kit, email Robin.Pederson@GreshamOregon.gov or call 503-618-2130.Water Savings Kit 

Indoor Water-Saving Tips

  • Turn off the faucet when brushing teeth.
  • Take shorter showers.
  • Fill the bathtub half full. It’s enough to get you nice and clean.
  • Check for and fix leaky toilets, pipes, or faucets: Fix a Leak 
  • Run the dishwasher and the washing machine with full loads only.
  • If you wash dishes by hand, don’t leave the water running.
  • Install water-saving shower heads or faucet aerators.

Outdoor Water-Saving Tips

  • Spruce Up Your Sprinkler 
  • Water in the morning when it’s not hot.
  • Don’t hose down the sidewalk or driveway; use a broom.
  • Use the Weekly Watering Number widget to determine how much water your lawn needs;
    measure sprinkler output with a tuna can.
  • Cover pools and spas to stop evaporation.
  • Plant native and drought-resistant trees and plants.
  • Put a layer of mulch around trees and plants.
  • Check for leaks on outside faucets.

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The City is a member of the Regional Water Providers Consortium.