Orange County Water Quality  and Water Resources
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Orange County Water Quality and Water Resources

Urban Water Management Measures and Practices

About our programs...........

Welcome to the University of California Cooperative Extension of Orange County Water Quality and Water Resources  Outreach Program. This program is designed to promote researched based information on sustaining one of our most precious natural resources - water.

Focusing on "Urban Water Management Measures & Practices", through this site, you will learn about the various research, outreach programs, events, and resources, available in cooperation with the University of California Cooperative Extension in Orange County and it's collaborators.

Join in protecting human health and local water resources by letting us guide you through better management practices to reduce run-off, conserve water, and improve the water quality generated by urban activities.


Install matched precipitation sprinkler nozzles to improve irrigation efficiency.
Install matched precipitation sprinkler nozzles to improve irrigation efficiency.

Urban Water Management Blog - BLPS in OC

  • Garden Chemicals - Should you or shouldn't you?

    Added August 24, 2017
    IPM Components

    The City of Irvine has an Integrated Pest Management Plan – What does that mean to me?  The state law is clear. The City of Irvine's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) policy does not affect the use of pesticides on a private property,...

  • National Honey Bee Day

    Added August 18, 2017
    BeeHive

    Bzzz Bzzz Bzzz Bzzz - What's that? It's National Honey Bee Day this Saturday. Learn more with the following article by Stephanie Parreira: August 19th is National Honey Bee Day: Dr. Elina Niño reminds us to help honey bees...

  • Watershed Wise Professional Landscape Training

    Added August 3, 2017

    Don't Wait! Sign up now for the 'Watershed Wise Professional Landscape Training'. Date: 08/16/2017 - 08/17/2017 Time: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Location: Norman P. Murray Center 24932 Veterans Way Mission Viejo, CA   The workshop involves both...

  • Introduction to Image Processing and GIS for Natural Resources Workshop

    Added August 3, 2017

    Introduction to Image Processing and GIS for Natural Resources UC South Coast Research and Extension Center 7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618 Thursday, September 14th, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm Click Here for Map...

  • Drone Technology and Regulations for Natural Resources Workshop

    Added August 3, 2017

    Drone Technology and Regulations for Natural Resources UC South Coast Research and Extension Center 7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618 Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm Click Here for Map Directions Click...

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