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Events and Workshops

The Santa Clara Valley Water District participates in many community outreach events. If you would like information about the Water District attending your event, just click here to fill out the request form. Send your completed form to   For questions, please call (408) 630-2554. Event participation is dependent on staffing availability. We will respond to your request as soon as possible.


Name of Event/Workshop Description of Event Date Location
Beautiful Waterwise Landscaping Workshop

Beautify your landscaping while reducing water use in our summer-dry climate! In this 3-week course, you'll learn about the many beautiful low-water plants that thrive in our mild, Mediterranean climate and how to incorporate them into your landscape. Reduce both your water usage and your yard maintenance while creating a vibrant, diverse oasis that attracts birds, bees, and butterflies. Topics will include plant choices, how to convert from a lawn, watering and maintenance tips, and best gardening practices for Santa Clara County.

REGISTER onlne at or call 408-866-2105

$42 ($37 for Campbell residents).  Click here for more info.

Tuesdays, January 13, 20, 27, 2015 7pm – 9pm Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell
Innovations in Water Conservation As our economy and population grow, so must innovations in water conservation and water reuse. Garth Hall, Deputy Operating Officer with Santa Clara Valley Water District will offer an overview of water supply and demand locally and statewide. The District's most impressive innovation partnership is the new Advanced Water Purification Center, producing 8 million gallons a day of potable water. Small scale innovations are also advancing. Forrest Linebarger, CEO of Inhabiture will discuss smart irrigation controllers, time of use water meters, home water usage reports, and other water saving innovations for homes and businesses.

Garth Hall, Deputy Operating Officer, Santa Clara Valley Water District
Forrest Linebarger, CEO, Inhabiture

Contact Kit Gordon,

Sponsors: CalWater, Los Altos Environmental Commission, Los Altos Hills Environmental Initiatives Committee, Purissima Hills Water District, Santa Clara Valley Water District

March 12, 2015, 7:00 to 9:00 pm Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 Fremont Rd, Los Altos, CA
Going Native Garden Tour

The 12th Annual Going Native Garden Tour is a free, self-guided tour of home gardens featuring California Native Plants that are water-wise, attractive, low maintenance, low on chemical use, and bird and butterfly friendly. 

Locations throughout Santa Clara Valley and the Peninsula.  Talks and native plant sales at select gardens. 

Free admission; registration is required.  Go to 


Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015

10:00 am to 4:00 pm


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