Around the Yard

The average Californian uses 196 gallons of water per day and 30-60% of their water outdoors.
Here are some easy outdoor tips to reduce water user.

 

Use a broom to clean outdoor areas

Use a broom to clean outdoor areas

Saves 8-18 gallons per
minute

Adjust sprinkler heads and fix leaks

Adjust sprinkler heads and fix leaks

Saves 12-15 gallons each
time you water

Use mulch in your planters to reduce evaporation and keep the soil cool

Use mulch in your planters to reduce evaporation and keep the soil cool

Save 20-30 gallons per
1,000 sq. ft. each time you
water

Set mower blades to 3”

Set mower blades to 3”

Encourages deeper roots
and saves 16-50 gallons
per day

Install drip irrigation & add a Smart Sprinkler Timer

Install drip irrigation & add a Smart Sprinkler Timer

Saves 15 gallons each day
you water & saves 24+
gallons per day

Plant California Friendly trees and plants

Plant California Friendly trees and plants

Saves 30-60 gallons per
1,000 sq. ft. each day you
water

For more easy tips, visit SaveOurWater.com
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