Water Conservation

Water is a valuable resource that plays an important role in everyday life here in Lake Forest. The City is working hard to employ sustainable practices to conserve and maintain the quality of water provided to residents, manage the quality of runoff entering our streams and ravines, and aid in recharging the water table through green landscaping and green infrastructure initiatives.
But we can all do more! You can help the City in these efforts by incorporating sustainable practices into your daily life. Take a look at the following resources and tips to learn more.
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Tips for Water Conservation at Your Home!
  • Install a Rain Barrel for stormwater conservation and reuse
  • Construct a Rain Garden to retain and infiltrate stormwater runoff
  • Plant more trees and incorporate native landscaping on your property

Reduce Water Usage

Above: Community Forum titled "Water: Where Does It Come From, Where Does It Go?" held in the fall of 2013.
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