Introduction:

On September 13th, City Council voted to increase water conservation rebates for rainwater harvesting to $0.50 per gallon and change the minimum installation to 100 gallons. Visit the City webpage for more information on rainwater harvesting. Also, you can now submit your water rebate applications online!

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.

Do you have a WaterSmart Landscape to share? Please do! Click here for more information.

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

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, September 29

4:30-6:00 p.m. – City of Prescott Open House "for the design of the Willis Street and Cortez Street Improvements Project. All public input is welcome and will be considered throughout the design process. Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 201 S. Cortez Street.

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Big News

Rainwater harvesting rebates have
increased from $0.10/gallon
to $0.50/gallon.

Minimum installation requirements
have decreased from 500 gallons
to 100 gallons.

Collect rain water

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:

Livestock waste can add excess nutrients to runoff.

Manage animal waste by collecting and composting it.

Keep manure piles away from creeks and washes.

WaterSmart Tips:

Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

Water Knowledge Tips:

By making careful choices in our homes and businesses, we can keep our creeks, lakes, and communities healthy.