Low-Flow Shower Heads Soon Available

Starting June 1, Santa Barbara County residents will be able to exchange their shower heads for low-flow models, which release 1.5 gallons of water per minute, compared to the standard 2 or 2.5 gallons per minute; 6,000 of the low-flow models are available.

Ten water agencies in the county are participating in the exchange program: the cities of Buellton, Solvang, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, and Lompoc; the Carpinteria Water District; the Goleta Water District; La Cumbre Mutual Water Company; Los Alamos Community Services District; and the Mission Hills Community Services District.

People can make the exchange at their local water agency, or with the county if they are on a private water system.

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