On this water wise Wednesday,  DGS employees have been replacing turf near Capitol Park’s rose garden area.


This is one of many ways the department is modifying landscaping choices and park maintenance practices to continue to conserve water during the ongoing drought.

When all is said and done, about 36,000 square feet of turf grass in the park will be replaced with decomposed granite or walk-on mulch, which will not be irrigated.

Read more about renovations underway at the park.

‪#‎WaterWiseWednesday‬ ‪#‎KeepSavingCA‬

Written by California Department of General Services

The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as business manager for the state of California. General Services helps to better serve the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management and design, environmentally friendly transportation, professional printing, design and web services, and funding for the creation and construction of safe schools. The DGS vision: Excellence in the Business of Government!

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