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

  • Urban Living Education Expo - Sept. 28, 2019

    Added September 19, 2019
    ComboFlyer Open House 2 (002)

    URBAN LIVING EDUCATION EXPO

  • Irrigation Workshop for Homeowners

    Added September 19, 2019
    Learn The Basics Of InstallingFlyer

    Does the thought of dealing with your irrigation send you running for the hills? Don't fret - sign up for the Irrigation Basics Workshop presented by the UCCE Master Gardeners, Orange County and tackle those pesky issues that make you...

  • UC IPM Online Courses: New Fuller Rose Beetle Course and Early-Bird Pricing

    Added June 26, 2019
    Online Course - Fuller Rose Beetle

    Summer is here, and we're halfway through 2019 already! Why not get jump on finishing up your continuing education units by taking online courses from the UC Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM). If you are a license or certificate holder from the California...

  • Learning about landscape design basics...

    Added June 24, 2019
    Workshop participants learn about landscape design basics.

    UC ANR South Coast Research and Extension Center in collaboration with Irvine Ranch Water District hosted a three-part landscape design basics workshop for homeowners seeking to make landscape improvements and take advantage of rebates from their local...

  • I didn't plant that....

    Added May 13, 2019
    Jasmine battling myoporum and weeds.

    Thanks to the abundance of rain received this past winter and spring, your landscape may be like mine, flourishing with vegetation that I did not plant. In other words, weeds, plants of no value growing vigorously in my garden, some even choking out...

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