Summer is here. Are you ready?
Lawn watering accounts for over 50% of water usage by Woodlands residents. It’s time to evaluate your water use as temperatures heat up. Follow these simple steps to save water AND have a healthier lawn this summer.
- Let science be your guide. Subscribe to the Woodlands Water Agency Weekly Irrigation Recommendation. You’ll receive a weekly email letting you know how much to water. Recommendations are calculated from rainfall, moisture levels and evapotranspiration rates.
- Audit your sprinklers. Use this guide to measure your sprinklers’ output. You might find that a simple adjustment will save you many gallons each watering.
- Stay on schedule. Look carefully at your sprinkler system controller settings. Ensure you’re in compliance with our community’s Defined Irrigation Schedule.
- Fix a leak. Check for signs of leaks from your outdoor faucets and irrigation sprinkler heads. Do you have a spot that is always wet? A seemingly small leak or drip can waste dozens of gallons a day.
When doing a spruce up of your irrigation system use these helpful tips:
Set aside a few minutes to audit your irrigation system. You might save yourself hundreds of gallons of water this summer! Small actions have big impacts.