Introduction:

FINDING AND FIXING LEAKS

Did you know that an American home can waste, on average, 11,000 gallons of water every year due to running toilets, dripping faucets, and other household leaks? Nationwide, more than 1 trillion gallons of water leak from U.S. homes each year.

 

Community Information:

City of Prescott Rebate Program:
Receive up to $400 for removing turf to install low water use landscaping.

Time of Day Watering Restrictions:
Beginning April 15, extending through November 1, outdoor watering must occur between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. daily.

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Have questions for the City of Prescott Water Conservation Department? Click here to ask.

 

Fall
Landscaping
Tips

 

Flower and Vegetable Gardens

  • Mulch garden beds with leaves or compost to reduce winter weeds and feed the soil.

Trees and Shrubs

  • Plant trees, shrubs and many perennials in early fall to give them a good start.

Watering

  • Reduce watering during cooler weather.
  • Shut off and drain watering systems if you expect a freeze.
  • Put away exposed soaker hosesxyz.

 

Submit your water conservation rebate application online at
www.waterrebates.com/az-prescott

Additional Resources:

Prescott Creeks and the Creek Care Guide

Arizona Cooperative Extension: Yavapai Gardening

Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use

Conservation: Regional Water Awareness Handbook

WaterShed Smart Tips:

To prevent toxic chemicals from getting in our waterways and groundwater, try to reduce the amount of hazardous materials used or stored in and around your home or business.

WaterSmart Tips:

Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter.

Water Knowledge Tips:

As runoff flows over paved, dirt, and landscaped surfaces, it can pick up debris, chemicals, soil and other pollutants as it flows untreated into the nearest creek or lake.