Outdoor Tips

Outdoor

  • When washing the car, use soap and water from a bucket
  • Use a hose with a shut-off nozzle for final rinse
  • Use a broom to clean your driveway
  • Adjust sprinklers so that water doesn’t spray the street or sidewalks
  • Do not water on windy days
  • Check and maintain your sprinkler system regularly
  • Water your lawn every 3rd day
  • Always water during the cool time of the day to minimize evaporation
  • Peak water consumption hours (4 P.M. To 9 P.M.) should be avoided
  • Adjust your irrigation schedule according to seasonal water demand
  • Install and automatic timer
  • For landscaping, use native of other low water use plants
  • A layer of mulch around plants reduces evaporation and promotes growth
  • Water retaining basins also allow water to be concentrated around plants