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Feb 2016


Get Drenched With Know How! Moving Toward A Water Wise World

On Feb. 29, 2016 get ready to be drenched with information.  Because John Russell, an expert on the subject will expand your horizons on the topic. Imagine a world where water is not only used smartly but reused wisely. Where systems clearly measure and monitor the amount of water we have available in our homes […]

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Apr 2013


Top Ten Reasons to Replace Your Lawn with Native Plants

In 2010, California signed the 20x2020 Water Conservation Plan. The goal is to achieve a 20 percent reduction in per capita urban water use statewide by 2020. In Los Altos & Los Altos Hills irrigation accounts for 50-70% of urban water use, with lawns being one of the thirstiest types of landscaping. Here is an inspiring list for change

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Apr 2013


Shaped by Water Exhibition wins Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award

The Shaped by Water Exhibition has been recognized for the fun, engaging and significant role it plays in educating the public on the importance of water conservation.

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Sep 2012


Fall Tours of Packard Foundation Headquarters

If you haven’t had a chance to see the new net zero energy, LEED Platinum Packard Foundation Headquarters at 343 Second Street, now is the time! The foundation is offering tours of its facilities on Wednesday afternoons this Fall. It is an incredible building and an inspiration for our community.  The building was designed as ...

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