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Water Conservation

Water Management Program

Folsom’s Water Management Program offers a variety of water efficiency services and information to City residents and businesses.  To contact the Water Management Program for information or to make an appointment please call 355-7252 or send an e-mail to waterconservation@folsom.ca.us Folsom’s water management program provides the following water conservation services:

  • Water Wise House Calls
    A free evaluation of indoor and outdoor water use for residential water customers, including an irrigation check-up.   Read more about the Water Wise House Calls.
  • Commercial Water Audits
    How water efficient is your business?  We can help you identify wasteful practices and fixtures that will save water and money.
  • Large Landscape Irrigation Audits
    A more detailed evaluation of irrigation systems for our customers with larger landscapes.
  • Rebates
    Folsom has a variety of rebates designed to help you be more water efficient, from replacing older inefficient toilets and clothes washers to improving your landscape irrigation systems.  Read more about the available rebates and see if you meet the criteria to qualify.
  • Community Presentations
    We are available to speak to any community group on a wide range of water conservation subjects including water wise landscaping and irrigation, new technologies, or other current water issues.
  • Water Waste Enforcement
    Help us protect the safety and reliability of our water supply.  If you see a water waste problem anywhere in Folsom on residential or commercial, public or private properties please let us know at 355-7252 or send an e-mail to waterconservation@folsom.ca.us

Don Smith
Folsom Water Management Coordinator
916-355-7252  E-mail: 

Don Smith is Folsom's Water Management Coordinator and has worked for the city since 2003. Don is a California Licensed Landscape Contractor and has extensive work experience in plumbing, landscape and irrigation. Prior to joining the City, he owned and operated a landscape contracting business for 20 years. Don is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Water Works Association (AWWA) - Water Conservation Practitioner
  • Irrigation Association - Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor
  • Regional Water Authority (RWA) Water Efficiency Program Committee
  • Co-chair of the Regional Water Authority (RWA) Landscape Sub-committee


Jan Famestad
Folsom Water Management Specialist
916-355-7252  E-mail: 

Jan Famestad is Folsom's Water Management Specialist and has worked for the city since February 2006.  She is a UCCE Master Gardener with Sacramento County and has an AS degree and certificate in Horticulture from American River College.  Jan is a member of the following organizations:

  •  American Water Works Association (AWWA) - Water Conservation Practitioner
  •   Irrigation Association - Certified landscape Irrigation Auditor

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