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Residential Turf Removal Rebate Program is Back

Replace your grass and get cash! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is proud to offer the 2014 Residential Turf Replacement Rebate Program for residents who want to replace their grass with water-friendly plants. Turf grass is one of the most water-intensive plants in your landscape. Its high water use and frequent maintenance make it a time-consuming option. Continue reading…

Free DWP Facility Tour!

Attend a free facility tour offered by the City of Corona Department of Water and Power! 

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is offering another free facility tour! Attending a facility tour is a great way for residents and businesses to learn about what it takes to provide safe, clean and affordable drinking water to our community. Continue reading…

Improve Irrigation with Free Sprinkler Nozzles

Want to Improve Your Irrigation System?

There are many things that you can do to improve your irrigation system.

  • Install a Weather-Based Irrigation Controller (WBIC)
  • Fix broken irrigation lines
  • Fix valves that are working incorrectly or leaking
  • Remove the build-up of dead grass, also known as de-thatching

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) also offers free sprinkler nozzles from your local retail irrigation distributors. Continue reading…

Tap Into… Water!

“Tap Into…” is a brought to you from your family of Western Riverside County water agencies. The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is partnering up with Eastern Municipal Water District, Western Municipal Water District, Rancho California Water District, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, and Riverside Public Utilities to educate customers on the quality, reliability, and value of tap water and to promote tap as the preferred beverage of choice. Continue reading…

Become a More Waterwise Gardener with Free Classes

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this winter. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens.

Who should attend?

3 Things to Never Put Down the Drain!

Fats, Oils and Grease – Stop the Block!

Did you know that any fats, oils and grease that are washed down the drain can cause a blockage in the sewer system? If fats, oils and grease, known as FOGs, aren’t disposed of properly, then sewer blockages, spills and overflows can result. Continue reading…

SoCalGas Calls for Natural Gas Conservation

Recent record cold weather across the United States has placed a strain on natural gas supplies. SoCalGas is asking customers to take simple precautionary steps to conserve natural gas to help ensure supplies are sufficient to meet demand created by this severe winter.

“We know a typical home’s natural gas use for heating increases, sometimes up to three times more during colder months. Continue reading…

Change Your Clocks, Check Your Sprinklers, And Replace Your Smoke Detector Batteries!

change clocksAs you ‘fall backward’ and set your clocks, jump into action and check your irrigation controllers and smoke detectors! The change in season means adjusting your clocks back one hour for Daylight Saving Time, but it is also a great reminder to check your irrigation controllers and the batteries in your smoke detectors.   Continue reading…

Reminder of Corona Citrus History on Sixth & Main

Have you seen this iconic reminder of Corona’s Citrus History? Thanks for all the positive feedback on our disguised utility box, stay tuned as we’re evaluating the possibility of more.DWP utility box wrapped 2

No Drugs Down the Drain

The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP), in conjunction with the Corona Police Department, want to remind you not to flush unused medication down the drain! Past practice has been to flush unused medication down the toilet; however that is no longer a safe disposal method. Keeping unused, unwanted or expired medication in your home can be unsafe, and improper disposal methods such as flushing medication down the drain can cause these medications to find their way into local rivers and waterways. Continue reading…