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Scheduled Lane Closures on Ontario, Mangular, Magnolia, Rimpau

City of Corona's Maintenance Services Department will be performing crack sealing repairs on Ontario from Mangular to Magnolia and on Magnolia from Ontario to Rimpau from Monday April 6, 2015 through Friday April 10, 2015. “Road Works” is the contractor and they will be following MUTCD guidelines for temporary traffic control and will only close one lane at a time. The work is expected to take five to seven days to complete. Please see chart below for lane closure schedule or call the City of Corona Public Works Department if you have further questions at 951-736-2266.

Governor Brown’s Executive Order Regarding California’s Drought

Wednesday, Governor Brown issued an executive order regarding the state’s current drought. The governor’s executive order can be found online at here. Executive Order B-29-15 has many facets to it, including restrictions that are meant to obtain a 25 percent statewide reduction in potable, or drinking, water use due to the state’s fourth year of drought.

Installing a Water Wise Landscape Just Got a Little Easier

Installing a Water Wise Landscape Just Got a Little Easier We all know that removing your turf can be expensive and time-consuming, but did you know that many of the costs associated with replacing your grass turf with water-wise landscape can now be financed through the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program? This includes the costs for turf removal, soil treatment, hardscape materials, drip irrigation materials, mulch, and installation. Living plant material, however, does not qualify for the program

Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California.

Send your Landscaper to School!

Help your community reach its water efficiency goals by sending your landscaper to school! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is now offering Landscape Maintenance and Efficiency Scholarships. This program will allow your licensed landscaper to further their education in water efficient practices, irrigation management and maintenance. We want to promote water use efficiency, healthy irrigation practices and maintenance in the landscape industry.

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!