Image by Amanda Iyana Michaels

Image by Amanda Iyana Michaels


Water Harvesting Campaign

Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Systems benefit the environment by reducing stormwater runoff and water consumption.


Rainwater Harvesting


Rainwater harvesting is an abundant source of local water. A thousand square foot roof can gather over 6,000 gallons of water in an average rainfall year in Los Angeles. You can use your captured rainwater to water your garden, lower your water bills, and for emergency water supplies.


Harvesting rainwater that would otherwise drain off rooftops also reduces the stormwater flowing into local creeks, rivers and ocean, keeping pollutants like pesticides, fertilizers, automotive fluids and pet waste out of regional waterways.

Greywater Systems


Irrigating our gardens accounts for over half of household water use in Los Angeles, and probably more in the Palisades. Greywater systems let you use gently-used water from your showers, bathtubs, sinks, and laundry and re-use it to enhance your garden to reduce the burden on Los Angeles’ over-extended imported water supplies.




Water conservation is still our most cost-effective and environmentally friendly water source. Conservation promotes sustainability, reduces environmental impact, saves money, and helps the Palisades and Los Angeles thrive both in years of water abundance and drought.

  • Flume a smart home water monitoring device that tracks water use in real time, detects potential leaks, and helps you track progress towards your water reduction goals.. Available at a discount to LADWP customers.Special Offer! Get Flume for just $24 (plus tax and $10 shipping) after discount from LADWP!

Contact us to connect with Palisades neighbors creating water harvesting and greywater systems! Click here for contact form, and write a note to the Water Sages team.