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

  • Mary, Mary quite contrary....

    Added March 28, 2017

    Getting ready to plant a vegetable garden? Before you start take a look at the following sites that offer free bed designs along with other helpful tips and tools. FREE Garden...

  • Gearing Up for Spring

    Added March 28, 2017

    Begin the new planting season right. Below are some must have items that will help the spring planting get off to a good start: Gloves - Protect your hands from whatever's out there. Pruners - Cleaned and sharpened, ergonomic designs makes...

  • Irrigation Basics Workshop - April 1, 2017

    Added March 27, 2017

    Do irrigation problems make you run for the hills? Interested in learning simple fixes before they turn into a major issue? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners this coming Saturday, April 1st,  for a workshop on ‘Irrigation Basics'. This class...

  • National Poison Prevention Week

    Added March 22, 2017
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    Spring is here and often means an abundance of pests like weeds, ants, mosquitoes, etc. Before you reach for that pesticide, please take a few minutes and read the message below.   National Poison Prevention Week—March 19-25,...

  • Cultivate Your Gardening Skills

    Added March 15, 2017

    Looking to learn new gardening skills or maybe hone old practices? Don't miss out on the Cultivating Gardening Skills Workshop series sponsored by the UCCE Master Gardeners Orange County and the UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension...

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