WaterWorks Activities

Welcome to the WaterWorks Activities page. Check out contests, checklists, and mazes for all ages. The SMWD Water Efficiency Team is making saving water fun!



SMWD Blooms Photo Contest      

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Thank you for sharing your gardens with us this season in the #2020SMWDBlooms Photo Contest.

*Find all submitted photos in our Facebook 2020 SMWD Blooms Album*

  1. Color Abundance
  2. California Native
  3. Edible Plants
  4. Enjoying the Garden

3* Theme Description:

Colorful flowers and plants enliven the outdoor landscape. They entice pollinators, draw people outdoors, and use less water than the traditional lawn. If you have an especially colorful garden--send us a photo that shows it off best.


Contest Rules

  • Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place winners for each of the four themes. Submissions will be categorized by the following age groups: kindergarten—6th grade, 7th grade—12th grade, and adult submissions, as necessary.

  • Winners must be Santa Margarita Water District Customers. Everyone is welcome to submit photos.

  • Submissions must reflect the individuals own ability. Original work only.

  • Multiple submissions may be entered.

Questions? Contact Us: 

Phone: 949-459-6593

Email: efficiency@smwd.com


Sprinkler Inspection Checklist

Sprinkler Checklist revised

Inspecting your sprinkler system, while it is running, is critical to finding leaks and increasing system efficiency.

CLICK HERE to download and print a Sprinkler Inspection Checklist. 

If you need assistance learning how run your system manually. Check out our HELPFUL VIDEOS

Find out more at www.smwd.com/watering


Mazes and Games

Water Works In Your Home Maze

Calling All WaterWorks Super Stars!

CLICK HERE to download and print our 2-page maze activity. See how water flows throughout your home and outside in your sprinkler system. 

Submit your completed mazes to efficiency@smwd.com for a virtual prize!