water conservation is most needed. Whether you water by hand or have an automatic sprinkler
system, you can use these simple tips to save water and money while keeping your landscape
(and the region) healthy this summer:
1. Know how much water you are using when you water your landscape. Use these steps to
find out how long it takes your sprinkler or hose to water an inch (see step three for why
2. Create a watering schedule. Choosing (or programming) set days and times to water
your landscape is also key to watering wisely. For example, your watering schedule
could be Wednesday at 6:00pm and Saturday at 6:00am.
3. Sign up for the Weekly Watering Number. Get your zip code specific watering
recommendation in inches each week via text or email by signing up.
Start with these simple steps to use water wisely this summer and all year-round! Get more tips
and resources at regionalH2O.org.