Water Conservation

Important for the Community
The City of Wayzata nestles around scenic Wayzata Bay and looks out over the long expanse of Lake Minnetonka, with its sparkling blue waters, wooded and meandering shoreline, islands and many secluded bays. Because of Wayzata's environment, water conservation and protection are very important for the community. Lake Minnetonka is a beautiful resource - one that cannot afford to be wasted.
  1. 100 Ways to Conserve Water

    There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you

  2. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

    Water is our most precious resource; however, it is often taken for granted. Although Minnesota appears to have a more than adequate supply of water, increasing demand from domestic, agricultural, and industrial water users can strain water resources and municipal water supply systems, especially during periods of drought.

  3. Start Saving - Calculate your Water Savings

    Use this simple calculator to estimate how much water, energy, and money you can save by installing WaterSense labeled products in your home or apartment building.

  4. Water Drip Calculator

    Think that little faucet drip isn't a big deal? That minor annoyance might be amounting to thousands of wasted gallons of water per year. Use this handy tool to calculate water waste.

  5. Water Footprint

    Your individual water footprint is equal to the water required to produce the goods and services consumed by you, as well as the amount of water you use in your home. Use this calculator to asses your own unique water footprint.

  6. Water-Smart Landscape Design Tips

    Interested in developing a water-smart landscape for your home or property? This website provides plant ideas for different regions, water budget tools and a gallery of beautiful gardens from around the country.