Helpful links about water conservation, drought regulations, and scientific research.

Home & Garden Water Use

Save Our H2O Home Water Use Calculator
Indoor Water Use Reduction Tips
Daily Acts Laundry to Landscape System
Outdoor Water Use Reduction Tips
The Be Water Wise Landscape Watering Calculator
Sprinklers 101
How to Garden in a Drought
UCCE Master Gardeners of Trinity County Drought Tips for Vegetable Garden
North Coast California Native Plant Society’s Gardening wtih Native Plants

Regulations & Legislation

Emergency Conservation Regulations
Governor Brown Signs Groundwater Legislation

Water Catchment & Storage

Sanctuary Forest Mattole Flow Program: Water Storage and Forbearance
5 Counties Salmonid Conservation Program Harvest Rainwater with a Cistern
5 Counties Conservation Program Build a Rain Barrel

The Science and Monitoring of the Drought

USGS California Water Science Center
California Drought Monitor
NOAA Climate Prediction Center
DWR Drought Information page


Groundwater for Dummies

Water Rights

Salmonid Restoration Federation & Friends of the Eel River Know Your Water Rights Pamphlet
American Rivers’ Water Dedications for Healthy Streams & Rivers Fact Sheet
State Water Board Statement of Water Diversion and Use Program
State Water Board Registration of Appropriative Water Rights
Emergency Water Tank Storage Registration Program Information

California Proposition 1: Water Bond 2014

Ballotpedia’s Proposition 1 information

Marijuana Cultivation & Illegal Diversions

Marijuana Cultivation on the North Coast
Humboldt County Complaint and Drought Information Contacts