Outdoor Water Use
How many times have you seen a sidewalk hosed off instead of swept, a sprinkler's water hitting the pavement instead of the lawn, or a hose left running while a car is being washed?
Unfortunately, these are all–too–common examples of summer water use and water waste. The good news is that these bad habits can be easily changed into positive actions that can save water and money - simple steps that can make a big difference in using our water resources more efficiently.
Other water conservation resources:
- "How to" water conservation videos - Get step-by-step instructions and tips to save you water indoors and out.
- Waterwise plant slideshow - View captivating plant combinations that require little or no supplemental water.
- Use the Alliance for Water Efficiency’s water calculator to get an estimate of how much water your household uses. The calculator also compares your estimated water usage to an average home and a highly efficient home.