Water Conservation

Drought Update.  July 13, 2021 – Governor Newsom has requested 15% voluntary water conservation, Statewide.  The majority of Mountain View's drinking water come from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. SFPUC's regional water system is not expected to enter a water shortage emergency this summer, however customers are encouraged to continue using water wisely, and limit irrigation to 3 days per week.  Explore the links to the left for water saving tips, view our utility bill insert, or track the City's conservation savings

Customer Dashboard.  Visit your account online to view current and past water use, check for leaks, and investigate high bills. waterinsight.mountainview.gov.

Do you have a leak?  The vast majority of abnormally high water bills are caused by toilet leaks, irrigation scheduling, and irrigation leaks. Click here to view step-by-step indoor leak check instructions online.  Request a free Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Water Wise Indoor Survey Kit including a paper version of the leak check instructions with toilet dye tablets and a flow rate bag. Contact (408) 630-2554 for your free DIY kit, or fill out the Water Wise Survey Request Form.



Improve your home's water-efficiency with several rebates and services, including a personal visit to your home by an irrigation expert, free of charge.



In cooperation with the Santa Clara Valley Water District, Mountain View offers several services and rebate programs tailored to our local businesses.



Discover the many resources available for creating a beautiful water-wise garden. Programs include free water-efficient landscaping classes and rebates for water-wise plants and efficient irrigation equipment. 



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