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The San Francisco Water District

Check out the latest news and information from the San Francisco Water District.

The comprehensive guide to the sheet mulching process

The East Bay Municipal Utilities District

EBMUD is the water utility for East San Francisco Bay Area. They provide more than just water, such as a landscape water rebate program. They also provide other conservation services for customers in their area.

The Irrigation Association®

Many irrigation professionals are members of this group, including The Urban Farmer Store. You will find links to irrigation research information and an IA member finder, so you can locate a member near you. Also, be sure to look at the Irrigation Consumer Bill of Rights.

USGS: United States Geologic Survey – Water Resource Page

Government supplied information on local and national groundwater, including reports on water use and water quality.

Center for Irrigation Technology

This non-profit educational organization is a client of the California Agricultural Technology Institute, located in Fresno, California. Check the research publications page for many interesting downloadable reports.

University of Southern California: Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research

Offering technical information and training on backflow prevention and equipment.


This is a guide to irrigation water needs of landscape plants in California, including a list of plants studied (See Species Evaluation List).