Water Conservation is a Milpitas Way of Life

TRACK YOUR WATER USE WITH THE WATERSMART WEB PORTAL! 

View your near real-time water use from your smart meter, get alerts about possible leaks, and track your consumption through the WaterSmart web portal.

WaterSmart is here to help you save water during California’s drought. Register today at Milpitas.WaterSmart.com.

Do you have questions about WaterSmart or need assistance registering? Check out our FAQs, email water@milpitas.gov or call 408-586-2666 for help.

WATER CONSERVATION REBATE AMOUNTS HAVE INCREASED!

Apply now before funds run out!

NEW PROGRAM TO DROUGHT-PROOF YOUR YARD 

Learn More and Apply

EMERGENCY DROUGHT DECLARATION

Governor Newsom declared a Statewide Drought Emergency and set a 15% water use reduction goal.

To align with the State, the City has implemented water waste restrictions.

Make sure to follow the City’s water waste restrictions and take easy actions to reduce your water use indoors and outdoors.

In October 2022, the City reduced water use by 19% compared to 2019 usage and 15% compared to 2020 usage.

Cumulatively, from July 2021 to October 2022, the City has reduced water use by 7% compared with July 2020 to October 2021.

Comparison of Total Water Usage

  • 2019 (CCF)
  • 2020 (CCF)
  • 2022 (CCF)

Mandatory 3-Day Watering Schedule

To reduce water use the City has implemented a 3-day outdoor watering schedule for irrigation of any plants, lawns, and other landscaping.

All residents and businesses must follow the watering schedule by address number below. Watering is only allowed from 6 pm to 9 am.

To Learn More About Water Conservation or

To Report Water Waste Violations

Call 408-586-2666 or Report Online

Additional Resources

State Drought Response

For statewide up to date information, including the state’s drought response, current drought conditions, and other resources, please visit https://drought.ca.gov/

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I water my yard?

You can water your yard three days per week, between the hours of 6:00 p.m through 9:00 a.m.

If your street address is an odd number, you can water your yard on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.

If your street address is an even number, you can water your yard on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.

Remember, always make sure your watering doesn’t waste water and only waters your landscaping.