GreenTown Los Altos


We’re Overflowing With Ideas

Our water program is expansive. Here’s how to get involved, find out more or even to check out videos with ideas about how to make a rain garden to feed back into the aquifer:

Dripping With Water Saving Ideas

For years, but especially during the drought, GreenTown’s committed to watershed health and water conservation, to that end we Work with several non-profits, agencies and city governments.

Water Conservation Actions

  • Lawn Replacement Education
  • Native Plant Advocates
  • Irrigation Best Practices & Green Gardener Program
  • Advocating Waterwise House Calls and Water Efficient Appliances
  • Gray water and Rain Barrel Workshops and much more…

How We Improve Creek Health

  • Removing fish barrier in Permanente Creek at Bypass Diversion Channel
  • Removing fish barriers along Adobe Creek at Hidden Villa and Foothill College
  • Promoting education about Lehigh Cement’s discharge to Permanente Creek
  • Water monitoring of local creeks
  • Semi-annual Creek Clean Up events of Adobe and Permanente Creeks
  • Annual Watershed Tours
  • Flood analysis discussion
  • Promoting Integrated Pest Management
  • Signage on Adobe Creek
  • Naming of minor Tributaries of Adobe and Permanente in order to protect them
  • Advocating for greater set-back area and restrictions for creeks and their tributaries
  • Reviewing city policies for storm water runoff, advocating for permeable surfaces

and much more…

Let it flow,
Linda Ziff
Watershed Stewardship Chair