Citrus Splash Zone Open for Summer!

The City of Corona’s Citrus Splash Zone is ready to help cool down Corona! Summer fun is in season and as of May 1, 2017  the Citrus Splash Zone is officially open for the summer! Located in Citrus Park at 1250 Santana Way [MAP], the Citrus Splash Zone features a number of water features including spraying jets and water cannons - making it a cool and fun activity for all ages to enjoy! The splash pad is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 1st to Sept. 30th. The Citrus Splash Zone has a s...
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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 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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Save Money with Rebates!

DWP partners with multiple water districts to provide rebates for installing and/or upgrading to water efficient devices. Metropolitan Water District - www.SoCalWaterSmart.com Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers (WBIC) - $240 per WBIC (up to 2) Rotating Nozzles – $2 per nozzle (minimum 15) Rain Barrels - $75 per barrel (up to 4) or $300 per Cistern (up to 1) High Efficient Clothes Washers (HECW) - $135 for 1 Premium High Efficiency Toilets (PHET) - $40 per toilet for up to 9 ...
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New Opportunity to Help You Save Water – 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, 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 learn more, the City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) will be offering a new program to teach residents how to successfully convert an area of their yard ...
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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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Help Corona Meet Our Goal: Cut Back on Watering TODAY!

The end of the month is quickly approaching and Corona has not yet met its goal in water reduction! The City of Corona needs your help to reach our 28 percent water reduction goal for the month of October. The City is asking everyone to take immediate steps to reduce the City’s water use.  One way to achieve this is to further reduce your landscape irrigation consumption; cut your irrigation back to one day this week or shut it off completely. We are asking everyone to cut back in order to me...
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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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2015 Consumer Confidence Report

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The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce that our 2015 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) for 2014 is complete and available on our website! DWP’s mission is to provide our customers with the best products and services. Our annual CCR demonstrates both our commitment to the community and ability to deliver quality drinking water that meets or exceeds health standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Regional Water Qualit...
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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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Water Conservation Priority for MACH 1 Mud Run

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The City of Corona announced today  in a Press Release that the 2015 MACH 1 Mud Run will proceed this year, but with a focus on reducing water. Due to the recently announced state mandated water restrictions, concerns were voiced by the community regarding water usage for the 2015 MACH 1 Mud Run event.  In response to the concerns, the City of Corona considered cancelling the event but has decided to proceed while making every effort to reduce the amount of potable water used. This decisio...
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Fixing Leaks the Right Way!

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Fixing a water leak is a top priority for the Department of Water and Power. Before we start to dig, there are some important steps needed to ensure work is performed properly and safely. Before repairing a leak, it is required that Underground Service Alert, also known as DigAlert, is notified. Through the DigAlert program, all utility service companies are notified and required to mark any utility lines at the site within 48 hours of receiving notification. Once the area has been marked by ...
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Impacts of Governor Brown’s Executive Order on Corona

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On April 1, 2015, Governor Brown issued an executive order regarding the state’s current drought.  The Governor’s Executive Order B-29-15 can be found online by clicking here. Executive Order B-29-15 mandates a 25 percent statewide reduction in potable, or drinking, water use due to California’s drought and current water supply situation. The executive order contains restrictions on water uses, and anyone wasting water or not meeting the required reduction may face fines and penalties. The State...
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