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Water Wisdom

With the increasing demand on our water resources, it is important for us to find ways to use our water more efficiently. The good news is there are a lot of simple ways to reduce the amount of water we use both indoors and outdoors!


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Additional Resources

Graywater & Rainwater Catchment
Tree Watering Guide
Surviving Drought
Stream and Wetland Enhancement
Street Tree Guide
Native Plants Guide
Fire Resistant Landscaping


Outdoor Water Use Calculator

Water Wise Gardening Water Calculator

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High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate

Apply for a rebate when you replace your old water-wasting toilet(s) with an EPA WaterSense labeled 1.28 gpf High-Efficiency Toilet(s).

Washing Machine Rebate

Apply for a rebate when you purchase and install a new Energy Star qualified Washing Machine.

Lawn Replacement Application

Apply for a rebate for the removal of live, maintained and irrigated lawn that is replaced with climate, appropriate, low water use landscape and efficient irrigation systems.

Call: (541) 552-2421

For more information on water efficiency programs.

Sprinkler System Evaluations

This is offered during the summer months and consists of a comprehensive assessment of the design, operation and management of your sprinkler system.

Indoor Water Analysis

A City Water Conservationist will evaluate the efficiency of your plumbing fixtures and help replace showerheads, faucet aerators, and supply you with other tools to reduce water used.


The City of Ashland is giving away showerheads, bathroom aerators, kitchen aerators, and moisture meters to all Ashland Residents.

Water Saving Tips

Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering sidewalks and driveways.

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