Water Conservation Highlights, News, and Updates

Save Water Now, Learn How!

Drought Restrictions Now in Effect, click HERE for more information.


 Oceanside Earth Festival!

The Oceanside Earth Festival will take place in downtown Oceanside on Pier View Way and Tremont St. from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on April 19.

The festival will include a Vintage Market, Home Improvement Zone, Bike Valet, Eco-Kids Zone, locals bands, and much more!

See all of our Earth Month Events here:


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Artificial Turf Discount Program

Are you thinking about replacing your grass with artificial turf? The San Diego County Water Authority has partnered with Athletic Turf Solutions, EasyTurf, Turf Evolutions, Hellas Turf, and Players Turf USA to offer residential, commercial, and public sector property owners a 10% discount on products and services.

No application necessary!

Visit here for more details!


Have you recently renovated your lawn to be more California-Friendly? The City of Oceanside's Save Water campaign is looking for water-wise residents to submit photos of their yard to win up to $250!

For more information and to download entry forms, please visit www.landscapecontest.com or contact valueeverydrop@ci.oceanside.ca.us





The 4th Grade Calendar Contest is here!

We are looking for 4th grade artists to illustrate how to "Be Water Smart". If your drawing is chosen it will be featured in next year's calendar! Click here for contest rules and an entry form to print out.






Please submit entry forms to the Water Utilities Counter at City Hall by March 31, 2015, at
300 N. Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054





Citizens Water Academy 2015!

The San Diego County Water Authority is now accepting applications for a unique program that allows emerging civic leaders to learn more about efforts to ensure a safe and reliable water supply in San Diego.

New classes will be available in May and June so be sure to apply now!

For more information please visit www.sdcwa.org/citizens-water-academy


2016 "Water Is Life" Metropolitan Water District Student Art Calendar Contest!

Students grades K-12 are eligible to compete for a spot in the 2016 "Water is Life" calendar and to be featured on Metropolitan Water district promo items! Artwork can depict efficient water use inside and outside the home, at school, in the community, in business, in agriculture, and in recreation. Please contact esteward@ci.oceanside.ca.us for contest rules and guidelines.

Artwork due by Friday, April 17, 2015


4th and 5th grade students in California are invited to participate in the Conservation and Creativity Poster Contest! Entries should depict creative ways Californians can conserve water during the drought.

Mail entries with entry form to:

California Arts Council Poster Contest 1300 I Street Suite 930
Sacramento, CA 95814

Entry information can be found here: