Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.
Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.
Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.
Hillsboro Water and Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) are partnering to develop the mid-Willamette River at Wilsonville as an additional drinking water source for Hillsboro and TVWD customers by 2026. Currently in the initial planning stages, the new water system will include an expanded Willamette River Water Treatment Plant, additional water storage tanks, and more than 30 miles of pipelines installed from Wilsonville to Beaverton and Hillsboro. A preferred pipeline route from Wilsonville to Hillsboro and Beaverton will be selected early in 2015. Visit www.OurReliableWater.org to learn more about your future water supply.
Apply for a $50 rebate when you purchase and install a new Energy Star qualified Washing Machine. For a list of qualifying models.
Apply for a $75 per HET rebate when you replace your old water-wasting toilet(s) with an EPA WaterSense labeled 1.28 gpf High-Efficiency Toilet(s) HETs. For a list of qualified WaterSense models.
Hillsboro Water is now offering up to $200 in Weather-Based Irrigation devices. Check hillsborowater.org for more details!