ATT000018The following forms and brochures are available as a .pdf below, in our front office, or by sending your request to:

Woodinville Water District
P. O. Box 1390
Woodinville, WA  98072

Or email your request to our Public Information Coordinator.

Woodinville Water District Waterwise Demonstration Garden Plant List
Plant List  (pdf) Very Large 3.8 MB File (please be patient)

Forms

 

Backflow Program Backflow Assembly Testing
Customers can now avoid the hassle of hiring a backflow testing contractor by having the District take care of their backflow assembly test each year.

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Choosing the Right Plants

 

For a Beautiful, Trouble-Free Garden

When you grow plants in the appropriate conditions, they thrive with minimal care.  By choosing plants well adapted to each garden situation, you save time and money, reduce maintenance, help prevent pests and diseases, and leave more clean water for salmon and other wildlife.  This brochure will help you to create a plan to fit your site.

Cross Connection General Information

Cross Connection - General Information Brochure

Is Your Drinking Water Protected from Contamination?

No question about it, the primary job of Woodinville Water District is to protect the integrity of our customer’s drinking water. To insure that our customers draw a clean glass of water when opening the tap, the district continues to emphasize the Cross-Connection Control program, working with customers to prevent contamination of any kind. Cross-connections are points in the water system where it is possible for contaminating fluids to be pulled into the water system.

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Do Not Let Your Irrigation System Contaminate Your Drinking Water (Irrigation Backflow Brochure)

Important information for all irrigation system users.

Learn how drinking water can become contaminated by irrigation systems and what you can do to prevent it.  Backflow prevention is described in detail in this very informative brochure.

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Don’t Freeze Up

Don’t let winter weather catch you unprepared!  Prevent the expense and inconvenience of frozen pipes by taking a few simple steps now.

Learn the steps to take to prevent frozen pipes and appropriate emergency measures to undertake if your pipes do freeze up.  Learn what and what not to do

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Emergency Water Storage Information

Water is essential for survival.  Store at least a half gallon of drinking water per family member per day.  Additional water is needed for brushing teeth, bathing, cooking, etc.  Store at least a three-day supply.

Learn what kind of containers to safely store water in, the methods for purifying water and other emergency water sources.

Fat Free Sewers Fat Free Sewers
FOG is an acronym for Fats, Oils, and Grease, which is commonly found in wastewater. When poured down the drain, FOG can build up in pipes and equipment and cause significant problems in the sewer system and wastewater treatment plants. Problems such as sewer line blockages cause environmental health hazards and property damage and lead to increased operation and maintenance costs which show up as higher sewer bills for customers.

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Growing Healthy Soil
An Investment in Your Garden

Healthy soil is the single most important element of a garden.  Growing healthy soil and a healthy garden is as easy as adding compost and other organic amendments to your soil.  This brochure will help you to understand soil and determine how best to enrich it.

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Household Waste Chart

The chart from the Water Environment Federation will show you effective ways to dispose of household waste and contribute to a sustainable clean environment.
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If Your Backflow Test Fails

If your backflow preventer fails the test, it needs to be cleaned or repaired and in some cases it may need to be completely replaced and a successful re-test performed. These backflow devices fail at a rate of 10-15% after one year. To help customers understand the typical Double Check Valve Assembly (DCVA) and why it fails or what the readings mean the brochures information will help to explain what to look for.

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Living Lead Free

City, State and Federal Governments are teaming up to protect you and your family from exposure to lead.

Lead in drinking water, although rarely the sole cause of lead poisoning, can significantly increase a person’s total lead exposure, particularly the exposure of infants who drink baby formulas and concentrated juices that are mixed with water.  These guidelines on how to reduce exposure to lead in your drinking water are important points for all consumers. 

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Natural Lawn Care

 

Healthy lawns that are easy on the environment.

Lawn and garden watering make up more than 40% of our summer water use.  Rain and irrigation water can wash bug and weed killers from our lawns into streams or lakes.  Pesticides may not be so great for you and your children either, so why not try natural lawn care.  It works!  This brochure provides information to make it easy to reduce the use of hazardous products while saving time, water, money and helping to preserve our Northwest environment.

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Natural Pest, Weed and Disease Control

 

Insects, spiders, and other crawling or flying creatures are a vital part of healthy gardens.

Most perform important jobs like pollinating flowers, recycling nutrients and eating pests.  In fact, less than 1% of garden insects actually damage plants.  Unfortunately, the pesticides often used to control pests and weeds are also toxic to beneficial garden life – and may harm people, pets, salmon and other wildlife as well.  Learn how to follow basic steps to natural pest, weed and disease control.

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Natural Yard Care

 

Five steps to make your piece of the planet a healthier place to live.

This brochure was developed by King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Seattle Public Utilities and the Saving Water Partnership, of which Woodinville Water District is a part.  Our newest brochure provides information on building healthy soil, planting right for your site, smart watering practices, and natural pest, weed and disease control and gives tips for natural yard care through the seasons. 

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Smart Watering

 

For a healthier landscape and a lower water bill.

Smart watering means more than just lower water bills.  It means healthier gardens.  Watering too much or not enough produces weak plants that are susceptible to pests and diseases.  Learn to give plants the right amount of water for healthy growth, and to apply it so every drop counts.

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Success with Soaker Hoses

 

Sprinklers waste water on over-spray, runoff and evaporation.  By allowing water to seep directly into the soil, soaker hoses put water exactly where your plants need it – at the root zone.  Learn how to use soaker hoses successfully to save you water and simplify your garden maintenance. 

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Utility Access Policy Informational Brochure

Keep clear access to your meter to improve our efficiency and safety.

The District's Utility Access Policy requires homeowners to maintain a two-foot area around all sides of the meter box and trim any tree limbs that come within six feet above the meter box.  Customers also need to keep clear a two-foot wide pathway from the road to the meter box. Ground covers should be kept to 2” or lower around the meter box.

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How you water your new plants can make all the difference.
 
 

Learn how to water so your new plants develop deep roots that are healthy and drought tolerant.

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Water Quality Reports

We prepare an annual water quality report that is mailed to all residents living in or near the Woodinville Water District service area.  The information contained in this report is federally mandated through the Environmental Protection Agency.  It is designed to be reader-friendly and provide residents with detailed information about their drinking water quality.

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You Have a Leak -- What Now?

How much water does a leak waste and what do you do when you find a leak?  This brochure will get you started.