It’s inevitable – it’s either raining out, or it’s the first dry day after a three-day rain event, or rain is obviously imminent – and someone has their sprinkler system running.
Flooding and droughts are getting more intense. For this reason, we should be planning our landscapes for weather extremes.
Most towns within the watershed have implemented outdoor water restrictions through the fall.
Outdoor water restrictions are put in place to ensure an adequate supply for drinking water and fire fighting.
The water that sprays across your lawn is no different from the water that comes out of your kitchen faucet. Use it wisely.
According to WaterSense, residential outdoor water use across the United States accounts for nearly 9 billion gallons of water each day, mainly for landscape irrigation.
A safer, more beautiful and healthy Neponset River Watershed results from the efforts of thousands of individuals, families, volunteers, businesses, and government departments – including everything that each of us does at home! We help the environment every time we each make an effort to recycle more, conserve more water and electricity, plant the yard with […]
Summertime lawn watering uses almost 50% more water than indoor winter usage, and depletes the groundwater that sustains local streams and ecosystems. Often, this water is wasted due to a general misunderstanding about lawn care. In fact, some experts estimate that more than half of the water used for irrigation is wasted due to evaporation, […]