The City of Turlock has implemented various tools and resources to assist with water conservation. The following list provides a summary of services available to consumers.
PROGRAMS, SERVICES and OUTREACH:
HOME WATER SURVEY KIT: The free DIY water survey kit helps determine efficient water use in the home. The kit includes information and tools on how to detect leaks, provides water saving devices such as aerators and low-flow showerheads, as well as tips on low water-use landscaping and how to irrigate efficiently outdoors.
TEAM GREEN KIDS CLUB: The club offers the opportunity for young stewards to exchange ideas and information on how to work together to recycle, conserve and preserve the natural resources of our community.
COMMUNITY EVENTS: The City participates in various community events throughout the year to distribute information about water conservation and other environmental programs administered by the City.
TURLOCK JOURNAL- CONSERVATION CORNER: A weekly column in the Turlock Journal, written by City staff to inform readers on relevant conservation information.
WEBSITE: The City’s website offers many user-friendly tools and valuable information to help customers with their own conservation efforts at home, as well as the ability to report water wasting incidences. Got to www.cityofturlock.org to check out some of these tools!
RESIDENTIAL WATER USE ONLINE MONITORING TOOL: City of Turlock utility customers can monitor their water consumption online, as well as compare usage to similar homes in their neighborhood. To register an account and access the water monitoring tool, visit the City of Turlock website at www.CityofTurlock.org.
MUNICIPAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND GO GREEN NEWSLETTERS: These publications include water conservation and other relevant, useful information and are available on the City’s website. Alternately, customers can sign up to receive it via email or mailed a hard copy to their home address as well.
VARIOUS BROCHURES AND EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS: Informational publications are distributed through various channels including utility billing, website, community events, and various others to educate customers on water use efficiency.
FREE CONSERVATION DEVICES: Low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, and other water-saving devices are offered to customers who pledge to commit to specific water conservation activities or submit the Home Water Survey Summary Card that is included in the Home Water Survey Kit.
HIGH EFFICIENCY APPLIANCE REBATES: Rebates for the purchase of high-efficiency toilets and clothes washers are available for up to $75 per toilet and $100 per clothes washer.
ONLINE CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS: The City offers an online water conservation class that allows customers reduce their fines for water wasting violations.
For questions or additional information, please contact Municipal Services at 209-668-5590 or visit the City’s website at www.CityofTurlock.org. Brought to you by the City of Turlock Municipal Services Department.
WATER CONSERVATION TIP #68
Keep evaporative coolers in good repair: Evaporative coolers require a seasonal maintenance checkup. For more water efficient cooling, check your evaporative coolers annually.