Water Conservation
50 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630


Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


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Water Conservation

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The Water Conservation Division implements the city’s water management program. We offer water efficiency services, programs, and information to the city’s water customers, including water-wise house calls, commercial water audits, large landscape water audits, rebate programs, community presentations, and water waste enforcement. We also provide public outreach and education services related to drought conditions and long-term water conservation strategies.

Water Management Program

Folsom’s Water Conservation Division is committed to helping our residents and businesses use water efficiently! The services and programs below are available to help you use water wisely.

Monitor Your Water Use with Dropcountr
Free Water Wise House Calls
Large Landscape Irrigation and Commercial Water Audits
Water Efficiency Rebates
Water Waste Enforcement
Water-wise Tips, Landscape Irrigation, and More
Videos, Public Outreach and Community Presentations
Locating Household Leaks

Workshops and Webinars

The City of Folsom offers free water-wise landscaping workshops about a wide variety of topics, including irrigation, plant selection, lawn care, hardscaping, and more. Learn from local experts how to keep your landscape beautiful in our region’s challenging climate minimizing its impact on the environment and water use. Email or call for more information.

Upcoming Workshops
Past Workshops


Current Water Conservation Stage and Drought Information

The City of Folsom encourages all residents and businesses to use water efficiently. The city’s water conservation ordinance outlines five water conservation stages. The City Manager may determine to move in or out of stages depending on drought and water supply conditions. Customers may be required to reduce water use depending on the current stage. You can learn more about each stage below.

Current Stage

The city is currently at Water Conservation "Water Warning" - Stage 3.

20% Reduction Requirement

Due to current conditions, Folsom is asking our water service customers to reduce their water usage by 20%. Landscape watering is the single most significant use of water and accounts for up to 60% of citywide water use. The City of Folsom is implementing the following landscape watering restrictions for its water customers:

  • Landscape watering is limited to a maximum of two days per week, except for drip irrigation, which may be conducted on any day.
    • Additional watering days may be added if there are two or more consecutive days with temperatures above 100 degrees.
  • The city is implementing an odd-even schedule:
    • Customers with street addresses that end with an odd number may irrigate only on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
    • Customers with street addresses that end with an even number may irrigate only on Wednesdays and Sundays.
    • No irrigation is permitted on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 
  • Water customers are asked to avoid excessive watering that runs off onto sidewalks, streets, and gutters.


Water Conservation "Water Warning" - Stage 3 Details
City of Folsom Water Conservation Stages
Drought Information