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Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance

California's unprecedented drought and Governor Brown's Executive Order mandating a 25% reduction in water use triggered the California Department of Water Resources to implement emergency measures for the state's Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. New MWELO requirements went into effect on December 1, 2015 and there are some important changes you need to know.

Interactive MWELO Guide

Interactive MWELO Companion Guide for Prescriptive Compliance Option

Interactive MWELO Guide for Existing Landscapes

Click here to download a copy of Rain Bird's Guide to MWELO.

Click here to view a short presentation on the irrigation-related MWELO requirements

Click here to learn which Rain Bird products comply.

Document of Compliance, ASABE/ICC 802-2014 standard and MWELO

Click here to go to the California Department of Water Resources MWELO update page.