To limit or eliminate the use of potable water or other natural surface or subsurface water resources available on or near the project site for landscape irrigation
OPTION 1. Reduce by 50% (2 points)
Reductions must be attributed to any combination of the following items:
- Plant species, density and microclimate factor
- Irrigation efficiency
- Use of captured rainwater
- Use of recycled wastewater
- Use of water treated and conveyed by a public agency specifically for nonpotable uses
OPTION 2. No Potable Water Use or Irrigation16 (4 points)
Meet the requirements for Option 1.
Use only captured rainwater, recycled wastewater, recycled graywater or water treated and conveyed by a public agency specifically for nonpotable uses for irrigation.
Install landscaping that does not require permanent irrigation systems. Temporary irrigation systems used for plant establishment are allowed only if removed within 1 year of installation.