Monte Vista Water District e-Waterline

Water Saving Tip:

Reduce irrigation cycles by 1-3 minutes. You'll save 15-25 gallons per minute!

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February 11, 2014

The e-Waterline is a publication of Monte Vista Water District.

District News

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class/Clase de Jardinería en Español

Monte Vista Water District is hosting a FREE Water Wise Gardening Class on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Class Topic: Maintaining, Pruning and Pest Management

El Distrito del Agua de Monte Vista tendra una Clase de Jardineria GRATIS el Sabado, 15 de Marzo del 2014. Tema: Lo Básico de Jardinería More...

Governor Declares Statewide Drought

On January 17, 2014, Governor Brown declared a drought emergency for all of California. The Governor has asked all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20%. Click here to learn about the many water conservation resources and programs available to District customers. For more information on how you can save water, we invite you to visit the Save Our Water website at

19th Annual Water Awareness Broadcast Media and Digital Art Contest

Monte Vista Water District has launched the 19th Annual Water Conservation Campaign for junior high and high school students attending schools within the District's service area.

2014 Water Rates Update

On June 13, 2012, after holding a public hearing, the Monte Vista Water District Board of Directors adopted Resolution 662-12 establishing a three-year schedule of water rates. The second scheduled rate adjustment goes into effect on January 1, 2014. More...

Adjust Winter Watering

Residential customers are reminded to reduce outdoor watering during the winter months in order to avoid higher tiered rates. The District's budget-based tiered rate provides water at the "Tier 2" price based on your outdoor watering needs throughout the year. More...

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Watch the Water

Turf Removal Program Available for CII Customers!

Commercial, Industrial and Institutional customers can now take advantage of a NEW turf removal program! Turf grass is one of the most water-intensive plants in your landscape. Its high water use and frequent maintenance make it a time-consuming and expensive landscape option. To help with turf removal projects, rebates are available for $1.00 or more per square foot of turf removed. More...

2014 "Water Is Life" Poster Contest

Monte Vista Water District has launched its 2014 "Water is Life" Art Poster Contest for K-12 students attending schools within the District's service area. Deadline for Entries: April 18, 5pm. More...

Save our Water

Governor Brown's proclamation declaring a drought state of emergency is urging Californians to reduce their water use. Check out Save our Water, a website that provides updated information about the drought and ways to reduce everyday water use. The website offers indoor and outdoor water use tips, sprinklers 101, ideas for a water-efficient garden and more! More...

Inland Empire Garden Friendly

Check out the Inland Empire Garden Friendly website, a tremendous regional resource for introducing Inland Empire friendly plants to your landscape! The website lists upcoming events, workshops, and plant sales, as well as plant lists and local demonstration gardens.  More...

Home Water Works

The Alliance for Water Efficiency recently launched a new water efficiency web site, Home Water Works, featuring an advanced household water calculator. The website provides water saving tips and information about all household water-using fixtures and appliances. More...

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