MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Community Management (PCM), an Associa company, is proud to announce that the Casta del Sol Homeowners Association received recognition from the Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) for being one of its Water Heroes for the month of November.
The Associa PCM managed community in Mission Viejo has complied with the mandated water restrictions and began a turf renovation project which earned the HOA $61,642.00 in rebates for phase 1. The project removes grass in large common areas while putting in attractive low-water use plants. Currently, the project is in phase 2 and on target for an additional rebate of up to $25,000.00. In addition, the Irrigation Control System by Signature Controls allowed the HOA to cut the overall water usage over 236 acres by 20-25%.
"The west coast drought is a serious issue and communities like Casta del Sol are not only helping with efforts to conserve water, but they are realizing how to save HOA dollars in the process which in turn will benefit all of the residents," says Associa PCM General Manager Josh Hodosh. "We're proud to work alongside such a forward-thinking board of directors who isn't afraid to make bold steps to improve its community."
The SMWD Board of Directors presented the Water Hero commemorative plaque to Casta del Sol Board Treasurer Arthur Rosen, Greenbelt Committee Chair Randy Gish and Greenbelt Committee Member Linda Nohe.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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