Governor Brown has issued a state-wide challenge: Conserve water. It's that simple. For Rialto, our target is 28% cumulative savings over our 2013 water usage. We missed that target in December reaching 7%. Thank you for doing your part to conserve water and working to do more to help us meet the target. On December 8, the City of Rialto declared a Stage 3-B Water Alert. Click the image below for more information.
HOW TO SAVE 28%
How many gallons of water is that? A typical Rialto household of four people has been using about 476 gallons of water a day for indoor and outdoor needs. (As of June 2015, our average of 119 gallons per person per day is higher than many cities. Ideally, we should be at 75 gallons per person per day.)
To reduce your household water use by 28 percent means saving about 104 gallons a day, or 728 gallons a week. How can you save that much? Easy. A little bit each day goes a long way. Look at these weekly savings:
- Turn off the faucet while brushing teeth or washing hands: 50 gallons a week.
- Reduce irrigation times to three times a week: 350 gallons a week.
- Take shorter showers: 175 gallons a week.
- Wash only full loads of laundry and dishes: 75 gallons a week.
- Install a smart controller: 75 gallons a week.
- Fix a leaking toilet: Save up to 500 gallons a week.
TAKE OUR CUSTOMER CONSERVATION SURVEY
Rialto Water Services would like to hear from you! Please take our water conservation survey. This will only take a few minutes of your time and will greatly help us better communicate the water conservation message through this website and our customer newsletter.
In exchange for your time, the first 150 valid surveys completed by RWS customers (one per household please) will receive a free water conservation kit, filled with important tools and devices to help you save water!
Click HERE to take our survey.