Residential Outdoor Irrigation
and Indoor Water Use Compared

City % Outside Use % Inside Use


Information in this table is from publications by the cities listed, or from a detailed data logger study by Aquacraft in Boulder, CO

Xeriscape Fundatmentals

Xeriscape Misconceptions

Conservation Tip: Grouping Plants
Four Watering Zones
Do Rivers Have Rights?
How Many Waterwise Lawns Could Save An Organic Farm?
Landscape Irrigation Uses Immense Amounts of Drinking Water
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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