FREE soil moisture meter!
Trying to figure out how much water your yard needs can be a mystery. Solve this mystery by using a soil moisture meter! Stop by our offices today and ask for your complimentary meter. One per household while supplies last. Elk Grove Water District residents only.
Water Use Audit
Have you called for your landscape irrigation audit yet? A certified technician will visit your home free of charge to examine your home's irrigation system and will prepare a report to help you maximize your system's benefits while minimizing your water use! They can also evaluate your water efficiency inside your home as well! Contact us to request an audit.
Ready to Plan Your Dream Landscape?
Water-Wise Gardening In the Gold Country Region can help! The Regional Water Efficiency Program has updated its online database which includes over 1,800 plants classified by plant type, botanical name, common name and water use. It includes garden tours for design ideas, a garden gallery to search for water-efficient plants that meet your needs, water conservation tips and landscape design and maintenance. Begin creating your wish list of low-water use plants today. Learn more at Water-Wise Gardening in the Gold Country Region.
Replace your turf with a water-efficient landscape!
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has a rebate program for removing turf and replacing it with landscapes that require little water at California single-family residences to support the State's drought response. For more information visit: Save Our Water.
Get Free Mulch!
EGWD has partnered with SMUD and the Sacramento Tree Foundation to offer FREE mulch! Mulch is available on a first come, first serve basis, subject to availability. Please call first to see if any mulch is available 916-685-3556, then come on down!
The mulch is located at 9700 Railroad Street. The gates will be open:
Monday - Thursday from 8:00AM - 3:30PM, except on holidays. For more information, call 916-685-3556.