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The Water Conservation Office is offering Summer Irrigation Efficiency Rebates from May 1, 2014, to October 31, 2014, to help customers save water and money. For more information, click here.

Conserve • Educate • Lead

The City began a "lead by example" Water Conservation Program in 1997, building a comprehensive and effective program which has resulted in Santa Feans reducing per capita water consumption by more than 39 percent since tracking began in 1995. Reducing gallons per capita per day (GPCD) is one measure of success for any water conservation program, and Santa Fe is a leader in the Southwest.

2013 GPCD Comparison of Western Cities

Gallons of Water Used Per Person Per Day (GPCD) for Select Western Cities (2013)

Water Conservation Website

In 2013, the Water Conservation Office launched a new website, Save Water Santa Fe. On the website you will find a wealth of water conservation information including:

Water Use Restrictions - city rules on when and how to water so as to conserve water and avoid water use violation fees.

Landscape Irrigation Design Standards (LIDS) - a comprehensive design standard created for the Santa Fe area.

Water Conservation Committee - assists with policy and evaluates specific programs related to water conservation.

Fix-A-Leak Week

The Bad Flapper, Santa Fe's symbolic villainess of household water leaks, first appeared in conjunction with national Fix-A-Leak week in 2012, and she returned in 2014 to continue to raise awareness of how small fixes can add up to big water savings.

Report Water Waste

Report Water Waste - (505) 955-4222
Report Water Waste in City Parks - (505) 955-2100

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