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Water Smarty Program Information and Forms
The resources below describe the Water Smarty program and its requirements and limitations.
Water Smarty Program Brochure - gives an overview of the program and describes program requirements and limitations.
Water Smarty Pre-Application - use this form to reserve a rebate.
Water Smarty Final Application - use this form when your project is complete and you are ready to request your rebate. You will also want to review this form when planning your grass replacement project.
Workshop Attendance Requirement - Beginning July 21, 2016, the workshop attendance requirement can be satisfied by carefully reviewing at least two of the three following documents. Participants must certify on their final application that they have done so.
12 Steps to a Functional Design by Iowa State University, University Extension
Create a Waterwise Landscape by Sharon Browder
Water Wise Landscape Handbook by Denver Water
Locally Available Drought Tolerant Plants - All plants on this list are eligible.
Landscaping with Native Plants of the Intermountain Region - From this list, choose plants in hardiness zone 4 or lower, with dry to low water needs only.
Applicants may propose plants not included in the lists above, but the proposed plants will be subject to Water Smarty approval. Substitution requests must be accompanied by documented proof of: 1) zone hardiness - USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 4 or lower, and 2) water needs of less than 1" per week (dry to low water).
Trout Friendly is a Water Smarty Partner
Trout Friendly Resources - Go to www.troutfriendly.org for numerous and varied additional drought tolerant plant lists.
Water-Wise Workshops - Applicants must attend a Water-Wise Workshop prior to receiving a rebate. For more information or to sign up for a workshop, call the Wood River Land Trust at 788-3947 or visit www.woodriverlandtrust.org.
For more information about Water Smarty, please call 788-9830, ext. 20.
General Water Conservation Information
Water is a precious resource; please use only what you need. To support water conservation, the City of Hailey has watering restrictions in effect year round, as follows:
The full text of Section 13.08.010 of the Hailey Municipal Code details the watering restrictions.