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Recycled Water - A Drought-Proof Source

Quench your plants' thirst with free recycled water from IRWD.

More than a year ago, IRWD established a recycled water filling station at the headquarters office at 15600 Sand Canyon Avenue in Irvine. Since then, hundreds of customers have benefitted from this resource.

If you are wondering how to keep that vegetable garden or those fruit trees alive during intense heat, recycled water is a drought-busting way to do that. And horse owners – want to control dust around your stables or even cool off your horses? Drop by and pick up some free recycled water.

To participate, first-time visitors must provide a California driver’s license, an IRWD water bill and a completed application form. Customers must provide their own containers.

For complete program rules and information, visit

For your convenience, summer Recycled Water Filling Station hours are:

  • Monday – 1-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 8 a.m.-noon
  • Wednesday – 1-5 p.m.
  • Thursday – 8 a.m. – noon
  • Friday – noon – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.*
  • Sunday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

*Closed between 12:30-1 p.m. for lunch

The Recycled Water Filling Station will be closed during rain or excessive heat.

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