To report water waste violations in the City of Santa Barbara please fill out the form below. You may also call the Water Conservation Hotline at (805) 564-5460 or email WConservation@SantaBarbaraCA.gov.
Wasting water is defined as any excessive, unnecessary or unwarranted use of water, including, but not limited to, any use which causes unnecessary runoff beyond the boundaries of any property as served by its meter and any failure to repair as soon as reasonably possible any leak or rupture in any water pipes, faucets, valves, plumbing fixtures or other water service appliances.
Please note the Stage Three Drought Regulations were rescinded on April 9, 2019 and are not enforceable by the City.
Please upload a picture(s) or video if possible; this is crucial to the enforcement process. Please note, the City of Santa Barbara can only enforce violations within the City water service area.