Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA's ninth annual Fix a Leak Week which will take place March 20 through 26, 2017, but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long. Learn how to find and fix leaks during Fix a Leak Week. It's as easy as 1-2-3 To che...
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Drip Irrigation Class February 4th!

Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, overspray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency; that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To help our residents, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is offering a program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard fro...
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Free Landscape Class

  Register Today for the Free Landscape Class for January! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this January. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinki...
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Lois Krieger Grant

In partnership with Western Municipal Water District, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power offers the Lois B Krieger Water Project grant to local educators. Through creative and out of the box activities, this program provides opportunities for teachers to implement innovative lessons on the significance of water and the important role water plays in our community. Grants of up to $700 were awarded to local schools to further educate their classes on water related projects. Th...
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Drip Irrigation Class October 1, 2016

New Opportunity to Help You Be Water Efficient – Drip Irrigation! Did you know that residential sprinklers typically run at only 50% efficiency? That means half of the water from sprinklers is being wasted from runoff, over spray or other inefficiencies. Drip irrigation systems run at about 95% efficiency, that’s because the water is going directly to the spot where the water needs to be. To help our residents, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) will be offering a new prog...
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Free Landscape Class for September!

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting California Friendly Landscape Training classes this September. The landscape classes are designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinking Elements of Your Site Right Plant, Right Place Using Rai...
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Corona DWP: 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

2016 Annual Water Quality Report The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) has completed its annual Consumer Confidence report for the 2015 year. DWP is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality product and service. The annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is an example of DWP’s ability to deliver to our customers the best quality drinking water that meets or exceeds health standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California ...
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How to Save Water and Make a Difference

California is in a Drought and here’s how you can help! At the end of 2015, the City of Corona was 495,600,000 gallons short of meeting its mandated water reduction. The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) requires Corona to reach a 28% conservation goal each month or face fines up to $10,000 a day. The City of Corona is enforcing compliance with Stage 3 of the Water Conservation Ordinance. Please ensure that your irrigation system is in compliance with Stage 3 regulations. Broken sp...
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Landscape Classes Coming in January!

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this fall. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Who should attend? Homeowners Commercial Property Managers Landscape Service Providers Anyone who’d like to make a change to their landscaping and lower their water bill Learn six methods to make your garden a California...
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Water Main Break Temporarily Closes Weirick Road

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Last night, Oct. 27, 2015 at approximately 7:45 p.m. there was a water main break off of Weirick Road, between the 15 freeway and Temescal Canyon Road. All water services have been restored to all customers, however asphalt repairs are underway resulting in the closure of all northbound lanes on Weirick Road, east of the 15 freeway. Temporary repairs are underway and should be completed by approximately 5 p.m. this afternoon when the road will be temporarily reopened. The road will be clos...
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No Drugs down the Drain

In commission with the Department of Water and Power (DWP) the Corona Police Department has furnished a medication drop box located in the front lobby of the PD since 2007 to collect and properly dispose of unwanted medication. Since that time there have been many incidents where bio hazard items (ex: uncapped syringes, trash, fuel injection fluid, old batteries) were dropped into this drop box. The box has been removed from the front lobby. A replacement has been placed at the Property/Evidenc...
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Water Main Break Quickly Restored

At 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 19, a water leak was reported in the area of Border Avenue in Corona. Department of Water and Power (DWP) crews were immediately dispatched and attended to what was determined to be a main break on a 2-inch service line. The issue was quickly addressed and at this time, it is expected that service will be restored by 5 p.m. For questions or concerns, please contact Tom Moody at 951-830-2319 or email Tom.Moody@DiscoverCorona.com .
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Turf Removal Rebates Exhausted | Deadline to Apply July 9

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TURF REMOVAL REBATE PROGRAM EXHAUSTS FUNDING | DEADLINE TO APPLY JULY 9, 2015 City of Corona’s Department of Water and Power (DWP) has teamed up with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California the past few years to provide our community with a Turf Rebate Program, “Cash for Grass”, that offered residents $3 per square foot of grass that is replaced with water-efficient plants. Due to the unprecedented public demand, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s rebat...
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Power outage? Check your irrigation timer!

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Did your power go out?  Do your sprinklers come on more times than they should? Many irrigation timers have factory default settings that are set to water every day for at least 10 minutes a station or more. When there is a power outage these irrigation timers automatically return to the factory default settings. This jump in watering can cause you to waste water and exceed your water budget, which may go unnoticed for a while. Therefore it is important to check your irrigation controller aft...
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Potential Scam – Water Quality Alert

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A group NOT affiliated with the City is providing a notice regarding the City’s water quality to residents in the City of Corona. The notice offers free water quality testing and has some misleading information regarding chemicals in tap water. The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) wants to assure you that our water is safe to drink. If you’d like to learn more about the City’s water quality, we encourage you to review our Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), available online at...
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