Water Use in the Home
Learn more about indoor water uses including where the water goes in a
typical home and how much savings you can expect from using water efficient
fixtures and appliances.
Water Use Calculator
How much water do you use at your home? Use this calculator to find out.
How to Read Your Water Meter
Use your water meter to monitor your water consumption or determine
how much water is used for a specific purpose, such as irrigating your
landscape. Use these instructions to learn how to read your water meter.
Meter Reading Log
Keep track of your water consumption with this meter reading log.
Using Your Meter to Check for Leaks
Instructions for using your water meter to detect slow and invisible leaks.
Find and Fix a Leak
Leaks add costs to your water bill 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Learn more
about leak detection and repair.
Toilet Leak Repair
Use this article to help troubleshoot and repair toilet leaks.
Residential Water Rates Sheet
A tiered rate structure for our residential water customers was
implemented as a conservation measure. The number of units
(in CCF) assigned to each tier were based upon typical water
consumption by a family of four on an average sized lot in Santa
Cruz. Find out more about our water rates and service charges.
Water Conservation Tips
Water conservation tips and advice for your home and garden.