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Outdoor watering restrictions are in effect from May 1 - October 31. With seasonal water restrictions going into effect in May, city water managers want to remind Santa Feans that they cannot water between 10am and 6pm and recommend watering no more than three times a week. A good rule of thumb is once on the weekend, and twice during the week.
The City of Santa Fe 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 50 percent since tracking began in 1995. Water customers decreased average daily water use from 101 gallons per person per day (GPCD) in 2013 to 95 GPCD in 2014, the first time the city has ever fallen below the 100 GPCD threshold. 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. Click here to see how Santa Fe's gallons per capita per day (GPCD) compared to other Western cities in 2013.
Save Water Santa Fe is the City's Water Conservation website where you can find a wealth of information including:
- Rebates and Incentives
- Summer Irrigation Efficiency Rebates
- Finding and Fixing Leaks
- Resources for Students & Teachers
- Indoor & Outdoor Water Saving Tips