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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits

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Smart irrigation offers multiple benefits
Smart Irrigation Month provides us with an opportunity to think about conservation in our food production.
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| Categories: | Tags: Smart Irrigation Month, irrigation, landscape, farming, conservation, runoff, source water protection, technology, farm | View Count: (266) | Bookmark and Share
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Some cool water tips as it heats up

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Some cool water tips as it heats up
As the weather heats up in several parts of the United States, responsible outdoor water use is very important.
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| Categories: | Tags: outdoor, irrigation, landscape, watering, responsible, conservation, car wash, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, grass, lawn, California, residential, home owner | View Count: (489) | Bookmark and Share
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Know when to turn it on

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Know when to turn it on
It’s important to wait until after your community’s last freeze before turning your home's irrigation system on. Beginning to water your lawn too early could have a devastating impact. Water expands when it freezes in an irrigation line, which could lead to expensive breaks.
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| Categories: | Tags: irrigation, home, system, freeze, thaw, spring, winter, landscaping, xeriscape | View Count: (319) | Bookmark and Share
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In recognition of Water Quality Month

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In recognition of Water Quality Month
In recognition of August being National Water Quality Month, we have some simple steps you can take to make a big impact on your community's water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, quality, month, consumer, confidence report, CCR, runoff, leaks, landscaping, pesticides, wastewater | View Count: (1325) | Bookmark and Share
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How to cut your grass and your water bill

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How to cut your grass and your water bill
Transforming your landscape could be the gift that keeps giving.
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| Categories: | Tags: spring, conservation, irrigation, watering, landscape, xeriscape, AWS, water science | View Count: (1052) | Bookmark and Share
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Time to turn off your hose

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Time to turn off your hose
When the temperature dips, it is time to shut irrigation systems off.
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| Categories: | Tags: irrigation, conservation, landscape, pipe | View Count: (1428) | Bookmark and Share
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Keeping our aquifers fully charged

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Keeping our aquifers fully charged
Many of our aquifers are depleting, but there are steps we can take to keep them fully charged
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| Categories: | Tags: groundwater, aquifer, conservation, OWCAP | View Count: (1147) | Bookmark and Share
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Making water and water services affordable

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Making water and water services affordable
We all know the importance of having access to safe and clean water and how vital that is to our daily life, but something we don’t always consider is the cost of that water.
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| Categories: | Tags: affordability, Buried No Longer, water rates, tiered assistance program, TAP, customer assistance program, CAP, cost of water | View Count: (1619) | Bookmark and Share
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Will Cape Town have no water soon?

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There is a looming crisis in Cape Town, South Africa - the upcoming loss of all water service.
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| Categories: | Tags: Cape Town, South Africa, water crisis, climate change, Day Zero, drought, infrastructure, Smithsonian, CNN | View Count: (2002) | Bookmark and Share
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Tracking water quality with new app

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality released an easy-to-use app to help them study the state's water quality.
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| Categories: | Tags: Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, ADEQ, water quality, app, geocoding, Arizona, Arizona Water Watch, Arizona Capitol Times | View Count: (1360) | Bookmark and Share
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