Eliminating wasteful water use habits is best achieved by educating our children. Teaching children to respect the value of water will help them grow into responsible adults with an understanding of the benefits of environmental stewardship. Orange County Utilities has numerous education programs available. Inquiries about having a representative visit your classroom or participating in Touring the Water Facts or the Artwork projects can be directed to:

Carmen Santiago ( 407-254-9846


  • Keep a pitcher of cool water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap for cold drinks.
  • Bathe your pets outdoors in an area in need of water.
  • Alert an adult if you see leaks or unsupervised running water. 
  • Turn off the water while brushing your teeth.