Water Conservation

Track your water usage.  View current and past water use, check for leaks, and investigate high bills.  WaterInsight.MountainView.gov.

Do you have a leak?  Most unexpected high water bills are caused by toilet leaks or irrigation.  Follow these leak check instructions or call (408) 630-2554 to request a free kit be mailed to your home.

Water Use Restrictions. Stage 2 water use restrictions are currently in effect.  Please do not irrigate more than two days per week, no more than 15-minutes per day. 

Weekly Watering Schedule.

  • Even addresses - Irrigation allowed Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Odd addresses - Irrigation allowed Mondays and Thursdays.


View recent drought updates and the City's progress toward meeting the conservation goals set by Governor Newsom, San Francisco, and Valley Water.



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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