1. Avoid the Wind –  Avoid watering during windy weather
  2. Let it Rain – Avoid watering when it’s raining
  3. Check it Monthly. Monitor your sprinklers on a monthly basis
  4. Shut it Off –  When using a hose make sure it has an automatic shut-off valve
  5. Fix Leaks –  Check for leaks on a regular basis with sprinkler equipment, faucets, and pool/spa structures, and fix them as soon as possible
  6. Sweep it Up –  Use a broom instead of a hose when cleaning a driveway, patios, and sidewalks
  7. More Mulch –  Add a layer of of mulch around your landscaped areas, this will help keep the water in and the weeds out.
  8. Mow Less –  Mow your lawn leaving it two to three inches tall, this will help keep your turf healthy & will help fend off weeds, drought, and disease.
  9. Lawn Care –  Give your lawn proper care with aerating and fertilizing, this will help your lawn stay healthy and water reach the roots
  10. Plant it Right –  Learn more about grasses and plants that prefer less water

Water Efficiency Plan

Water Use Calculator

Indoor Water Saving Tips

Turf Watering Schedule

Water Smart Gardens

Water Conservation

The City of Alamosa is dedicated to conserving our water to preserve our quality of life

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