Links for water saving tips

Posted at: 06/26/2013 5:35 PM

Recommended water-saving actions include:

· Attend a DroughtSmart class and receive a $20 water bill credit. For the full schedule of upcoming classes, click here

· Get a high-efficiency toilet and receive a $150 per toilet rebate. For information, click here

· Replace old showerheads with WaterSense approved showerheads and receive a $10 credit. For more information, click here.

· Landscape with drought-tolerant plants and receive a $1.50 per square foot rebate. For information on the program, click here. There are other outdoor rebates for sprinkler systems and rain harvesting. For information, click here

· Use EPA WaterSense products in the kitchen and bathroom. For a list of products, click here

· Install a swamp cooler thermostat to monitor turning the swamp cooler on and off at pre-set temperature.  Receive a $25 rebate for installing one. For more information, click here

· Install a water-saving washing machine, which saves up to 25 gallons per load, and receive a $100 rebate. For information, click here

· Take care of your trees – trees provide shade and other environmental benefits. Tree-bates of up to $100 are available for tree irrigation equipment, fertilization or professional tree care. For more information, click here

· Follow the Water by the Numbers watering restrictions. Water between 11 a.m.  and 7 p.m. and only three times per week during the summer.

· When doing laundry or dishes, be sure to run the appliances only with full loads.

· Don’t use your toilet as a trashcan.

For more information, go to itsadrought.com or call (505) 768-3655.