Promoting water conservation is an important component of the City's commitment to ensure clean, safe, drinking water for future generations. The Water Conservation Program aims to provide our water customers education and information that results in more efficient and source-appropriate use of our water resources. The Lake Whatcom Reservoir is the primary source of drinking water in Bellingham.
Outdoor Water Conservation
Tips on reducing outdoor watering and the summer voluntary watering schedule
Calculating and reducing your household's daily water use
The link between saving water and saving energy.
To meet state requirements, unmeterd single-family residential customers will be converted to water meters
Use Efficiency Goals and Measures
State water use efficiency requirements, City goals and measures to direct water conservation efforts
for Teachers and Students
Links to other websites with curriculum and activities
Please contact the Operations Division of the Public Works Department if you would like more information about Water Conservation.