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The New 2016-2017 Resource Efficiency & Water Quality Annual Report is Released
This report highlights various water use efficiency, ocean and bay water quality and other environmental projects constructed and managed by the Public Works Department. [more]

Help your Harbor Under Water Cleanup Was a Success
The inaugural underwater cleanup June 3, 2017 was a great success! 221 Volunteers, 12 Duffy Boats, 14 Exhibitors and 1,100 pounds of trash was removed from underwater in the harbor. [more]

July 13, 2016 - City of Newport Beach Launches MyWater NB mobile app!
Communicate and Conserve with Newport Beach Water from the convenience of your mobile device. [ Video ] download the application  [iOS here ] [ Google Play Store here ]

May 18, 2016 - State Water Board Adopts Emergency Regulations
The State Water Board adopted an emergency water conservation regulation that replaces the February 2 emergency regulation. The May 2016 regulation will be in effect from June 2016 through January 2017 requiring locally developed conservation standards based upon each agency’s specific circumstances. [ More ]

September 18, 2015 - Drought Signs with a Splash of Color
Newport Beach now has a visible reminder that we must reduce our water usage by 28 percent citywide. A gold arrow will move up and down reflecting our current water savings.[ More ] pg. 24

June 6, 2015 - Brown is the New Green
As you drive the streets of Newport you will notice golden grass with the signs indicating one way the City is reducing its water consumption. [ More ]

May 26, 2015 - State Water Board Adopts 25 Percent Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation [ More

October 15, 2014 - Drought Stricken California Considers Upgrading water System
A three-year drought in California is causing a water shortage that is being felt on farms and cities throughout the state. [ Video ]

July 17, 2014 - State Water Resources Control Board ( SWRCB ) Announces Emergency Regulation for Water Conservation More ]
SWRCB approved an emergency regulation to ensure water suppliers, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings.

June 06, 2014 - 2014 Water Quality Report  [ More ]
This year’s report covers calendar year 2013 drinking water quality testing and reporting. Your City of Newport Beach Municipal Operations Department vigilantly safeguards its water supply and, as in years past, the water delivered to your home meets the quality standards required by federal and state regulatory agencies.

January 30, 2014 - Newport Beach Civic Center Certified LEED Gold 
The Newport Beach Civic Center and Park project has achieved LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)[ More ][Press Release]

January 13, 2014 - Volunteers Needed
Help restore native habitat in Big Canyon January 18, 2014 [ More ]

December 20, 2013 - NEW Water Conservation PSA
Actor, Environmentalist  Ed Begley champions our water conservation and water quality programs. [ View ]

October 30, 2013 - Water Smart Home
Certify your house as a Water Smart Home. This free home water survey will score your home’s water use efficiency and identify potential water savings needed.[ More ]

July 01, 2013  - 2013-2014 Annual Report
Water Use Efficiency and Water Quality Improvements
An overview of public outreach programs and projects. [view report .pdf]

March 30, 2012 - Take the pledge for water conservation and make Newport Beach the most water wise city in the nation! [Learn More]

January 9, 2012 - Receive $1/sq. foot to Replace Your Lawn with Native Plants through the Turf Removal Program [Learn more]

October 7, 2011  -The City of Newport Beach releases the 2010 Urban Water Management Plan [view]

September 13, 2010 - Announcing Sage Steps™, An easy way to track your water and energy consumption [Log on]

June 15, 2010 - City of Newport Beach Water Quality Report [view]

June 1, 2010 - Water saving rebate amounts and program changes are in effect. [view]

Feb 23, 2010 - Newport Beach Adopts New Irrigation and Landscape Ordinance


November 10, 2009 - Newport Beach Adopts New Water Conservation Ordinance (item 14)
Read the ordinance [view]

August 31, 2009 -
Newport Beach Magazine Interview
While mandatory w-ater restrictions are not in the imminent future, Newport Beach is taking water usage seriously. (Page 36)Button View Article

August 4, 2009 - 
Department of Water Resources Mid-Year Drought Assessment

June 15, 2009
City of Newport Beach is now on Twitter© Start following

March 12, 2009



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