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WaterWise... Water Isn't All You Save

Water conservation continues to be an important source of supply for the City of Bend. By doing more with less, the City’s water supplies last longer into the future. That’s good news for everyone - water customers save on monthly bills, the City saves by stretching current water supplies further, and the community continues to enjoy this precious resource and healthy environment for generations to come. WaterWise – water isn’t all you save! 

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Landscape SprinklerSprinkler Inspection Program Opens! The Sprinkler Inspection Program is a free service offered to Bend water and sewer customers.  It includes an in-person review and inspection of in-ground irrigation systems and includes a variety of tests to determine how efficient the system is running.  Appointments are available by contacting the City of Bend Utility Department at (541) 317-3000 ext 2 or by email.

Water-wise gardening in central oregon plant guide

Need to brush up on your high desert plant knowledge? Our WaterWise Gardening in Central Oregon plant catalog is the resource you need to find the right plant for the right place. Complete with helpful symbols to note plant water needs, fire resistance, sun and shade requirements, and more, this catalog is a must have for local landscape novices and professionals alike.


WaterWise Landscape Guide Cover

The City of Bend is offering several new resources to help inspire and educate landscape owners on the benefits of a WaterWise Landscape. The all-new WaterWise Landscape Guide is complete with full color photos of local water efficient landscapes and plenty of information on how to plan, design, install and maintain a beautiful Bend WaterWise Landscape.


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