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Change Your Clocks, Check Your Sprinklers, and Replace Your Batteries!

It’s that time of the year again! As you ‘fall backward’ and set your clocks, jump into action and check your irrigation controllers! The change in season is a great reminder to check your batteries for your irrigation controllers. The City of Corona Department of Water and Power also offers a rebate of $200 for a smart controller. These smart controllers will adjust automatically and water based on the weather here in Corona. Visit DWP's website for more information. check your sprinklersUsing Daylight Saving Time as a reminder to check your irrigation system for leaks and to reset your controller can save significant amounts of water. You will not only gain an hour of sleep, but you will also gain savings on your next water bill!

Energy Vampires Lurking in Corona

This Halloween, we’ll be seeing tons of spooky creatures and supernatural monsters out on the streets, but the scariest monster is lurking every day in your own home: the energy vampire! An “energy vampire” is an electronic appliance or device that uses energy when it’s plugged in, even if it’s turned off.

Introducing…the Maintenance Services Department!

Introducing…the Maintenance Services Department! The new Maintenance Services Department is your one-stop-shop for services in Corona! Have you seen a sidewalk that needs repair? Need a tree trimmed? See a street light that is out? Just call us at 951-736-2234! One department to handle all your needs – we are here to provide exceptional service to the community.

Make Water & Energy Efficient Upgrades with HERO Program

Make water and energy efficiency upgrades at your home with the help of the HERO Program! Did you know that making energy and water efficient upgrades can be simple and easy? Taking on such a large project can be tough on the wallet but there is a solution. Corona residents now qualify for the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) loan program. These low interest rate loans are paid back through your property taxes and are even tax deductible.

Emergency Drought Regulations

Recently, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) announced some emergency regulations regarding water use due to drought conditions in the state. Some of the regulations include fines of up to $500 for those who do not comply.

Soccer Field Maintenance in Corona

The City of Corona Maintenance Services Department is currently performing annual maintenance on the soccer fields at three of the City’s parks – Santana, Eagle Glen and El Cerrito Parks. All of these parks use reclaimed water for irrigation – to help save potable water. And, this annual maintenance will actually help to use less water at each park in the long run.

Water is Life Art Poster Contest Finalists and Winner

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) would like to recognize the finalists and winner of the 2014 Water is Life Art Poster Contest. If you would like more information about next year’s contest, click here.

RV Dump Station in Corona!

 

California is home to many national parks and campgrounds and Corona is lucky enough to be in a great location that we can take family vacations to these beautiful get-a-ways without having to travel too far. Many of us look forward to the warm summer months so we can pack up our camping gear, RVs, and toy haulers and head out to spend some time with the ones we love most in different scenery other than our 91 freeway commute.... Continue reading...

2014 Consumer Confidence Report on Its Way to You!

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce that our 2014 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is complete and on its way to you! DWP is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services, and the CCR is an example of our commitment to the community and ability to deliver the best quality drinking water.

Cash for Grass Rebate is Doubling

To encourage outdoor water conservation at residences in Corona, the incentive amount for the Cash for Grass Rebate Program has doubled! Front yard, parkway and backyard projects are eligible to receive a rebate of $2 per square foot of grass replaced, with no maximum rebate amount. Bring color to Corona and cash to your pockets!

Beware of Utility Scam in Corona

The City of Corona Department of Water & Power (DWP) recently became aware of a scam that occurred within the city. Telephone scammers posing as utility workers have been threatening customers with immediate termination of service for non-payment, demanding credit card information. If the customer did not have a credit card, they asked the customer to use or obtain a PayPal card.

2014 Green Living Expo in Corona

Learn How to Improve the Efficiency in Your Home!

Attend the 2014 Green Living Expo hosted by St. Matthews Church to learn about ways to improve the efficiency of your home and help save you money on your monthly utility bills! The expo is free and everyone is welcome to attend!... Continue reading...

California Drought Update

As of April 1, the as California State Department of Water Resources (DWR) found that the Sierra snowpack, although boosted by late-season storms, was still far below normal. The snowpack contained only 32 percent of average water content for the date – promising a gloomy summer for California farms and communities.... Continue reading...

Free Garden Festival at City Hall

Want to find out ways to conserve water by planting an Inland Empire Garden Friendly garden? The City of Corona is committed to water use efficiency and resource conservation. The Department of Water and Power is hosting a Garden Festival to help residents and visitors learn about saving water. We want you to join us for this free family event.... Continue reading...

National Mayor’s My Water Pledge Challenge

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My Water Pledge is a friendly competition between cities across the US to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors nationwide will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy, and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use online pledges.

About My Water Pledge

Cities with the highest percentage of residents who take the challenge in their population category win.... Continue reading...