Ways to Save Water

When irrigating

  • Set sprinklers with a timer to prevent over watering.
  • Avoid watering impervious surfaces by setting your sprinklers to water lawn and gardens only. 
  • Use rain barrels to capture and save storm water for irrigation. This is a great way to water your plant and gardens without turning on the hose.
  • Only water the lawn or garden during the coolest part of the day.

around the house

  • Limit your showers.
  • Turn the faucets off while brushing teeth and washing your hands. 
  • Only run your dishwasher and washing machines when they are full. 

check for leaks

  • Water softener
  • Water heater
  • Faucets and spigots
  • Running toilets
  • Reference High Water Usage Checks for more information on how to check for leaks.