City, agencies helping HOAs save water, cash | MyDesert.com | The Desert Sun: "City staff, along with La Quinta's “green” partners — Imperial Irrigation District and Coachella Valley Water District — have had several meetings since the start of the year with homeowners association board of directors representatives from several communities.
The workshops are aimed at informing residents about water conservation and energy-efficiency programs and incentives provided by the city and utility companies.
The idea is to decrease water and energy usage while “bringing down the overall costs of the HOAs,” said Bret Plumlee, La Quinta's assistant city manager."
I know how to help. Tell the HOAs to stop making people water their lawns.