Green from the start

3 steps to a sustainable yard

Jun 2, 2021

3 steps to a sustainable yard

Juan Garcia, senior water efficiency specialist at Irvine Ranch Water District, offers three tips to create your own masterpiece.

Irvine pioneered the use of recycled water

Jun 2, 2021

Irvine pioneered the use of recycled water

Water has always been a precious resource in Irvine. As far back as 1906, James Irvine II worked tirelessly to create a sustainable water source for crops on his Irvine Ranch and considered every rare rainstorm as “dollars falling from the sky.”

Green From The Start

Apr 5, 2021

Green From The Start

Concepts of ‘environmental sustainability’ were pioneered in Irvine and continue to guide the city today.

Irvine’s early attention to infrastructure pays off

Oct 2, 2020

Irvine’s early attention to infrastructure pays off

Every great city is built upon a solid foundation, known as its infrastructure. Across America, it’s often overlooked or crumbling. In Irvine, however, this infrastructure was master planned before the first home was built.

A Green Master Plan

Sep 2, 2020

A Green Master Plan

The remarkable story of how the Master Plan brought to life – village by village – one of America’s greenest cities.