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Jul 29th, 2014 Become a Water Watcher
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Become a “water watcher” by keeping an eye out to ensure that water is being used effectively at State of California facilities.  If you see water being wasted, please alert us here!

Jul 27th, 2014 Use Mulch to Enrich Soil
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Use mulch to help decompose nutrients to enrich the soil and improve the overall soil quality.

Jul 26th, 2014 Use Garbage Disposal Sparingly
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Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

Jul 22nd, 2014 Fill Bathtub Halfway or Less
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When giving kids a bath fill the bathtub halfway or less to save at least 12 gallons per person.

JUNE 2014 1-15 | 16-30
JULY 2014 1-15 | 16-31
AUGUST 2014 1-15 | 16-31
SEPTEMBER 2014 1-15 | 16-30
OCTOBER 2014 1-15 | 16-31

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