Riverside Public Utilities
Customer-owned since 1895.
Riverside Public Utilities is partnering with Riverside Corona Resources Conservation District and the Janet Goeske Center to offer a free series of training classes to help you achieve More Color with Less Water. Learn how to manage your soil, program your irrigation controller properly, troubleshoot your irrigation system, convert traditional irrigation to drip and how to remove and replace your lawn with low water use plants.
The educational series will be comprised of five classes each lasting for one and a half to two hours per class. The program is designed to give a comprehensive look at the major components of your landscaping. The classes are intended to complement each other but can be taken individually as well. View the flyer.
October 26, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:30am
Learn about different types of soils and how these affect plant growth and their water needs. The secret to healthy plants lies in understanding this fundamental relationship.
December 14, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn about the many types of plants that can control pests in your garden and add beauty as well.
Planting for Pollinators
January 25, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am
Create your very own backyard sanctuary by learning how to provide habitat for pollinators like butterflies and bees.
February 22, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to design a beautiful sustainable garden appropriate for the region’s climate.
March 28, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to remove and replace your lawn with colorful plants that need 50%-80% less water.
Irrigation Trouble Shooting
May 30, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to identify and fix common irrigation problems. Save money and water!
5257 Sierra St, Riverside, CA 92504