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Sonoma Family Life Magazine

Get Free Water-Saving Devices

It’s no secret that California is experiencing a drought. But how bad is it actually? According to, it can’t get much worse. Sonoma County is experiencing what is called Exceptional Drought, the worst level of drought possible. The bottom line: Saving water is a must. And the city of Santa Rosa would like to make the task easier with its free WaterSmart toolkits. Each kit contains such items as a high-efficiency showerhead and faucet aerator; toilet dye tablets (to test for leaks); and a self-closing garden hose nozzle. Santa Rosa residents may pick up the kits on October 9, 8 a.m.–noon, at the Youth Community Park and the Colgan Creek Park, both in Santa Rosa. For more information, go to or