H2O for HOAs Educational Event
The City of Laguna Niguel partners with the neighboring Cities of south Orange County well as Water Districts in the region to provide FREE events called “H2O for HOAs”.
These educational events are designed for the Home Owners Associations (HOA) board members, community managers, and professional landscapers.
Educational presentations and exhibits inform participants of the opportunities for saving water and eliminating irrigation and urban runoff, as well as the best practices and techniques available to the HOAs for compliance with the State mandatory regulations on protecting water quality. The event's programs also include practical how-to discussions, exhibitor booths, information on program and project implementation, rebates, and water management tools.
If you are interested in attending future free H2O for HOAs events FREE of charge, please complete the online registration form for our next event linked below.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Hal Ghafari at (949) 362-4384 or at hghafari@CityofLagunaNiguel.org.
Events Information Summary
Title: H2O for HOAs
Format: Seminar Presentations; Exhibitors Booths
- Over-Irrigation Prevention
- Water Saving Methods and Techniques
- HOA Water usage Management
- Integrated Pest Management and Water
- Storm Water Rules and Regulations Compliance
Who Should Attend:
- Home Owners Associations Board Members
- Community Managers
- Professional Landscape Contractors
Date: Thursday, October 25th
Time: 08:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Norman P. Murray Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Participants: Cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, and Mission Viejo, as well as El Toro, Moulton Niguel, Santa Margarita Water Districts, South Coast Water District
April 26, 2018; City of Laguna Niguel City Hall
The last H2O for HOAs event was held at the City of Laguna Niguel City Hall on Thursday, April 26, 2018
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Attended by more than 70 HOA Board Members, Community Managers and Professional Landscape Contractors, the event was considered very successful and informative based on the surveys completed by the participants. Below are the presentations and videos of the event along with pictures of the exhibitor’s booths.
City of Laguna Niguel - Mayor’s Welcome
Joone Lopez, Moulton Niguel Water District
Stormwater BMP Presentation
Joe Ames, City of Mission Viejo
Water Efficiency Presentation
Lindsey Stuvick, Moulton Niguel Water District
Integrated Pest Management
Kristen Wernick, California Native Plant Society
Horticulture/Landscape Design BMPs
Jodie Cook, My Avant Garden
A full-length video of all presentations of the event is available here.
Representatives from the following organizations and firms were available to answer questions:
- Tree of Life Nursery – We Grow — California Native Plants
- Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
- Municipal Water District of Orange County: MWDOC
- Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
- UC Cooperative Extension | Orange County
- California Native Plant Society
- G2 Construction, Inc.
- Toro | Irrigation, Sprinklers, Controllers, Drip Irrigation
Pictures of the event are available here.