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5 Ways to Conserve Water in the Yard

The easiest way to conserve thousands of gallons of water around your home is to reduce the water you use on your landscape.

#1

Use a broom, not a hose, to clean driveways and sidewalks.

#2

When your kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler where your lawn needs it most.

#3

Use porous material when making walkways and patios to prevent wasteful runoff and keep water in your yard.

#4

A running hose can let out up to 10 gallons of water per minute! Set your kitchen timer to remind you when to turn off the sprinklers.

#5

Ever heard of xeriscaping? This landscaping method uses low-water-use plants to limit your water use. Check out the variety of options there are for adding beautiful plants that use less water! Do your research and you can find beautiful plants that require less upkeep.

Source: http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/