Water that runs off your property from excess irrigation, car washing, or hosing down sidewalks is both a water use efficiency issue and a stormwater issue. H2OC was created by the Orange County Stormwater Program to help Orange County residents take action to keep our local waterways healthy for generations to come.
The OC Garden Friendly Program promotes the use of climate appropriate plants and water efficient irrigation practices. Each year, several OC Garden Friendly events are held at home and garden centers throughout Orange County to help residents reduce irrigation runoff and improve outdoor water use efficiency.
The California Friendly Landscape Training Program helps homeowners and professional landscapers design and maintain water efficient landscapes. This program features in-person and online classes that focus on landscape design, plant selection, irrigation system design and maintenance, and watering.
Helps you use less water by providing you with controllers runtime recommendations for normal conditions or for drought response. This calculator tool provides wither base schedules for the percent adjust feature or weekly schedules for every month of the year. A unique added feature is the ability to create a landscape site map to show where each irrigation zone waters.