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Ways to Save Water Outdoors • Don't over-water landscaping; your side yard is not a golf course. You don’t have to concern yourself with a bad bounce. • Water your lawn or garden early in the morning or late in evening; the hotter the air, the faster the rate of evaporation leaving the roots without full benefit of the watering. • Adjust sprinklers so that they don't water the sidewalk or street; and somehow make that neighbor of yours who seems to think they have to water the cars parked on the street too, to tone it down just a tad. • Don't water on cool, rainy or windy days. Santa Ana, being perhaps the only exception if authorities are instructing you to lessen your fire risk by avoiding easy spark able fuel. But this is rare and does not fall into the day to day water saving rule book. • Equip all hoses with shut-off nozzles, your thumb could really use a break not to mention the consistency a nozzle brings to your watering skills. • Use drip irrigation systems, this may be the best way to make sure your garden is getting the most bang for your buck, as the roots will be the beneficiary of a much greater percentage of the water allocated for them. • Plant drought-tolerant or low water-use plants and grasses. Southern California is a dessert climate. This is not the tropics, we have to remember that natural rainfall is rare in our area and indigenous vegetation will thrive on low water availability. This benefits our entire ecosystem. If you are a proud member of our community show your pride by supporting the indigenous vegetation, with its amazing blooms and its low maintenance lifestyle. • Use shrubs and ground cover to reduce the amount of grass. Good old green plush green grass is for the golf courses, again, if your short game needs work, install synthetic turf. • Place mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and discourage weeds. This is a natural way to deal with a natural problem. Simple as that. • Set your mower blades one notch higher, since longer grass means less evaporation. Or tell your gardener to do so. Hats off to all of those who mow their own grass in 2018! • Use a pool cover to cut down on water evaporation. Not only will you conserve water, you will create a solar heating and heat conserving system with a nice cover. It’s a win win! • Use a bucket instead of a hose to wash your car. Leaving that hose run, down the driveway, down the gutter down the sewer and into the storm drains is just not cool. Take five seconds and turn off the flow! • Use a broom rather than a hose to clean sidewalks, driveways, loading docks and parking lots. I was going to mention leaf blowers but that is a topic for another place and time.
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Ways to Save Water Outdoors • Don't over-water landscaping; your side yard is not a golf course. You don’t have to concern yourself with a bad bounce. • Water your lawn or garden early in the morning or late in evening; the hotter the air, the faster the rate of evaporation leaving the roots without full benefit of the watering. • Adjust sprinklers so that they don't water the sidewalk or street; and somehow make that neighbor of yours who seems to think they have to water the cars parked on the street too, to tone it down just a tad. • Don't water on cool, rainy or windy days. Santa Ana, being perhaps the only exception if authorities are instructing you to lessen your fire risk by avoiding easy spark able fuel. But this is rare and does not fall into the day to day water saving rule book. • Equip all hoses with shut-off nozzles, your thumb could really use a break not to mention the consistency a nozzle brings to your watering skills. • Use drip irrigation systems, this may be the best way to make sure your garden is getting the most bang for your buck, as the roots will be the beneficiary of a much greater percentage of the water allocated for them. • Plant drought-tolerant or low water-use plants and grasses. Southern California is a dessert climate. This is not the tropics, we have to remember that natural rainfall is rare in our area and indigenous vegetation will thrive on low water availability. This benefits our entire ecosystem. If you are a proud member of our community show your pride by supporting the indigenous vegetation, with its amazing blooms and its low maintenance lifestyle. • Use shrubs and ground cover to reduce the amount of grass. Good old green plush green grass is for the golf courses, again, if your short game needs work, install synthetic turf. • Place mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and discourage weeds. This is a natural way to deal with a natural problem. Simple as that. • Set your mower blades one notch higher, since longer grass means less evaporation. Or tell your gardener to do so. Hats off to all of those who mow their own grass in 2018! • Use a pool cover to cut down on water evaporation. Not only will you conserve water, you will create a solar heating and heat conserving system with a nice cover. It’s a win win! • Use a bucket instead of a hose to wash your car. Leaving that hose run, down the driveway, down the gutter down the sewer and into the storm drains is just not cool. Take five seconds and turn off the flow! • Use a broom rather than a hose to clean sidewalks, driveways, loading docks and parking lots. I was going to mention leaf blowers but that is a topic for another place and time.
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Tips on how to live and work "Green" in So Cal. Water conservation is the most important commodity on Earth
Pacific Plumbing Company of Santa Ana 615 E Washington Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92702 (714) 547-6967