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Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO)


On July 15, 2015, California approved revisions to the MWELO Ordinance, which promotes efficient water use in new and retrofitted landscapes.  The Ordinance applies to new landscape projects equal to or greater than 500 sq ft or rehabilitated landscape project greater than 2,500 sq ft.

Find out more about MWELO at the California Department of Water Resources

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