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Bishop Ranch Installs Drought Tolerant Landscape Program to Save Water Annually

Friday, January 16, 2015
Bishop Ranch, the premier business community created by Sunset Development Company that is home to more than 600 companies in San Francisco’s East Bay, announced the addition of a Drought Tolerant Landscape Program to its list of sustainable practices.

Read the full story here: http://patch.com/california/sanramon/bishop-ranch-installs-drought-tolerant-landscape-program-save-water-annually


Landscaping to Save 5M Gallons of Water Annually

Friday, December 19, 2014

Bank of America’s drought-tolerant landscaping is expected to save 2 million additional gallons of water over original estimates.

In August, Bank of America announced water conservation efforts to transition traditional landscaping at six of its banking centers in Southern California to fully drought-tolerant landscaping known as xeriscaping. The pilot builds on existing water management efforts currently in place at more than 100 other Bank of America properties across the Southland that have partial xeriscaping.

Read the full story here: 

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2014/12/19/landscaping-to-save-5m-gallons-of-water-annually/


'Go native' and mulch to conserve water, time

Thursday, November 06, 2014

There are so many California native plants that once established not only do not need but actually do not like summer water.

Read the full story here:  http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/nov/03/go-native-and-mulch-to-conserve-water-time/


The green lawn: American staple or water waster?

By Kurtis Alexander, SF Chronicle

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


WaterSense Announces Notice of Intent to Develop Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler Specification

To help increase outdoor water efficiency, EPA is announcing its intent to develop a WaterSense specification for landscape irrigation sprinklers.

Friday, May 30, 2014
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