EPA/Watersense

Do you know how much water a family of four uses every day in the United States? Not 50 gallons, not 100 gallons, but 400 gallons! You could take up to 10 baths with that much water—but who would want to do that? Fortunately, there are many things we can do to save.

Click the link below to find out:

WaterSense Kids | US EPA

Outdoor Water Conservation Tips

Water between the hours of 9pm and 6am to avoid evaporation during daylight hours. The NFBWA’s Larry the Talking Sprinkler says you only need to water your lawn twice a week. Cinco MUD 8 recommends watering for 8 minutes for each zone and replace any broken sprinkler heads. See Cinco MUD 8’s site for rebate info.

See https://www.cincomud8.com for rebates on WaterSense Labeled controllers or sprinkler heads.

Cinco MUD 8: July is Smart Irrigation Month

For Smart Irrigation, Larry the Talking Sprinkler of the North Fort Bend Water Authority (NFBWA) says ‘You only need to WATER your lawn TWICE a WEEK!!’ and Cinco MUD 8 recommends you set your sprinkler for 8 minutes twice a week between the hours of 4 am and 8 am. If you see puddling, water twice for 4 minutes. i.e. Monday 4am 4 minutes; 6am 4 minutes; repeat in 4 days. Enjoy your Green Lawn. So in summary:

WATER TWICE A WEEK – EVERY 4 DAYS for 8 MINUTES.  Saving water Saves money.