Landscape Irrigation Uses Immense Amounts of Drinking Water

It is typically estimated that 50% of the treated drinking water supplied to cities everywhere in the U.S., and in some foreign countries, is used for outdoor landscape irrigation. But, outdoor water- use figures often rise even higher after careful analysis of initial estimates. With so much of this water running down city streets, and because attractive waterwise landscaping so easily saves so much water (50-80% is common), it becomes increasingly compelling to target outdoor landscape irrigation for water conservation.

Xeriscape Fundatmentals

Xeriscape Misconceptions

Conservation Tip: Grouping Plants
Four Watering Zones
Do Rivers Have Rights?
How Many Waterwise Lawns Could Save An Organic Farm?
Residential Outdoor Irrigation and Indoor Water Use Compared
Water Costs ... from Nearly Nothing to Astronomical
Water Use Per Person Per Day Compared
The Compelling Case for Conservation: 15 Reasons to Save Water

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