Earth Day 2022

Goleta Water District Earth Day 2022

Welcome to the Goleta Water District's
Earth Day 2022 Information Page

Earth Day was April 22, 2022 and celebrated locally on April 23, 2022.

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The resources below highlight the District's water supply management, sustainability and water conservation efforts and provide useful information that residents can use to be more water wise.

Earth Day 2022 Featured Article

Preparing for Dry Days Ahead

Strategic investments and continued conservation by customers mean the District is well positioned to navigate dry conditions, but conservation remains critical.

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Water Supply Update

If It Rain and If It Doesn’t

With the Statewide drought declaration, there is renewed interest in the impact the 2021-22 winter storms had on District water supply.  Despite a third consecutive dry winter, locally water supply conditions are such that even without additional rain the District has enough supply to avoid the need for mandatory demand reduction requirements in 2022.

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Click here to visit to the District’s Sustainability section.

Click here view the 2019-2021 Sustainability Plan Progress Report.

Net-Zero Initiative Video

The District’s Net-Zero Initiative Video – How the Goleta Water District balances increasing energy use with enhanced water reliability continues to present challenges amid rising energy costs. This water-energy nexus is a key driver of the District’s new Net Zero Initiative. The District is exploring the feasibility of a system-wide renewable energy project to install solar energy systems throughout its facilities.

Where You Water Comes From and the Energy it Uses

Where Your Water Comes From and the Energy it Uses (infographic)

Click here to download the Where You Water Comes From and the Energy it Uses Infographic PDF.

Goleta Water District News – Winter 2022

Sustainability – Now and Into the Future
An update on the District’s Sustainability Efforts
Learn more about the District’s Sustainability Plan, and how it guides critical investments to reduce the environmental impact of operations, minimize costs, and enhance water supply reliability and emergency preparedness.

Click here to view the Goleta Water District News – Winter 2022 PDF.

Information Brochures and Resources

The images below link to useful information to help residents implement water wise landscaping practices.


Water Wise Landscaping for the Goleta Valley – Click on the image above to view the PDF

Water Wise Native Plants for Santa Barbara County – Click on the image above to view the PDF

Gardening with California Native Plants – Click on the image above to view the PDF

How to be Water Wise in Your Garden – Click on the image above to view the PDF

Click here to learn how to save water and money with a no cost irrigation tune up. Explore water wise garden ideas for tips on reviving and refreshing your landscaping.

Water Conservation Resource Links