WELO ToolBox

WELO ToolBox 1.1

The purpose of this webpage is to develop a place where items, that will make compliance with WELO easier, can be organized. This allows links and written material to be hosted and easily shareable. The toolbox is a project that many have a stake in and have helped with some of the content. All of the resources are not available at this moment but will be put in when they are.

For the moment it is hosted at here, additions, and corrections of content can be sent to info@urbanfarmerstore.com

 

WELO 2015:

            The final ordinance:

https://govt.westlaw.com/calregs/Browse/Home/California/CaliforniaCodeofRegulations?guid=I55B69DB0D45A11DEA95CA4428EC25FA0&originationContext=documenttoc&transitionType=Default&contextData=%28sc.Default%29&bhcp=1

Water Budget Calculator for New and Rehabilitated Residential Landscapes

Water Budget Calculator for New and Rehabilitated Non-Residential Landscapes

            2 page summary of changes  by Department of Water Resources:

            http://www.water.ca.gov/wateruseefficiency/landscapeordinance/docs/MWELO%202015%20Revision%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

The definitions for all terms used in the ordinance             

Download (PDF, 217KB)

Prescriptive Compliance — Appendix D       

https://govt.westlaw.com/calregs/Document/IF088C67ECF9946E09B6A989B1CB24A80?viewType=FullText&originationContext=documenttoc&transitionType=CategoryPageItem&contextData=%28sc.Default%29

Historical Reference ET by City from WELO

Download (PDF, 394KB)

 

Stop Waste on WELO comparisons:

Visit the new WELO page on the StopWaste website.  It has links to the StopWaste model WELO, the Hayward draft WELO, the state’s WELO and other resources.

Comparing the update to the original & comparing prescriptive compliance with full compliance

Download (PDF, 94KB)

Stop Waste Model WELO Ordinance for Alameda County

Download (PDF, 840KB)

Comparing Bay-Friendly Basics to WELO

Download (PDF, 26KB)

Bay-Friendly’s Tools & Resources for Municipalities and Landscape Professionals Here are useful tools and resources for municipalities and landscape professionals that is a great source of knowledge.

http://bayfriendlycoalition.org/BFLandscapeTools.shtml#toolsbyscorecard

 

Professional Services:

Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals:

http://www.bayfriendlycoalition.org/Landscapeprofessional.shtml

APLD Association of Landscape Designers

http://www.apldca.org/directory/

Irrigation Designers ASIC

http://www.asic.org/FindLocation.aspx

Irrigation Auditors

http://www3.epa.gov/watersense/outdoor/cert_programs.html

 

 

Plant List sources—

WUCOLS   Water Use Classification of Landscape Species

http://ucanr.edu/sites/WUCOLS/

Waterwonk Searchable/Savable WUCOLS software

http://www.waterwonk.us/

San Francisco-Specific Plant list by street address:

http://sfplantfinder.org/

 

 

Soil Labs

            Soil Labs – There is a list in the BFL Guidelines on page 66 under landscape locally: ABC Organics, A&L Western Ag Labs, Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery, Peaceful Valley Farm Supply, Soil Control Lab, Soil Foodweb lab, Soil & Plant Lab

 

Irrigation:

Approved Irrigation Controllers

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/products/controltech.html        

Approved sprinkler and drip devices

           Background

            https://www.asabe.org/media/180006/news_release_101514-sprinklerstandard.pdf

            Rollout information

http://www.epa.gov/watersense/products/irrigation_sprinklers.html

            Helpful charts and formulas

           

Download (PDF, 395KB)


            Irrigation scheduling template (coming soon)

            Irrigation maintenance schedule (coming soon)

Local compost and mulch suppliers East Bay

            http://www.stopwaste.org/preventing-waste/sheet-mulch-directory

Bay-Friendly Guide to Mulch http://www.bayfriendlycoalition.org/download/Mulch_Guide%20low%20rez.pdf

Stop Waste Using Mulch Home Page  http://www.stopwaste.org/preventing-waste/using-mulch

 

 

Library of:

            Cities ordinance of WELO

(when it is redone)

 

Successful testimonials to Prescriptive Approach

Stop Waste — Harbor Bay

http://www.stopwaste.org/resource/videos/harbor-bay-median-turf-conversion-slideshow

Bay-Friendly – City of Hayward Roadway

Download (PDF, 1.29MB)

Santa Monica — Garden-Garden Study

http://www.smgov.net/Departments/OSE/Categories/Landscape/Garden-Garden.aspx

Loose Your Lawn (The lose your lawn the Bay-Friendly way webpage) http://www.bayfriendlycoalition.org/LYL.shtml      

 

Suggested/Encouraged Actions

            Invasive plant lists: California Invasive Plant Council — California Database

            http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/index.php

Permeable Paving

http://www.smgov.net/uploadedFiles/Departments/OSE/Categories/Landscape/UR_Permeable.pdf

Infiltration Pits

http://www.smgov.net/uploadedFiles/Departments/OSE/Categories/Landscape/UR_Infiltration_Pit.pdf

           

Laundry to Landscape

http://www.urbanfarmerstore.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/L2L-Full-Page-Handout.pdf

Greywater Action Homepage

http://greywateraction.org

Rainwater Harvesting Brad Lancaster- A great source of ideas