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Water Conservation Tips

Retraining Your Lawn  –  Learn tips for preparing your lawn for a low water year.

Watering Tips from KID –  Do you need a few suggestions on ways to conserve water or to landscape more intelligently for a drier climate?

Home Science: Backyard Conservation –  Environmental conservation is an important issue in today’s world, and there are lots of ways to help in your own backyard.

 

Information from the Benton Conservation District:

Xeriscaping  –  The Benton Conservation District has developed a program to assist landowners with the implementation of Xeriscaping in the Tri-Cities.

Native Plant Nurseries and Grower Locations – A resource, including a list of helpful books, for anyone interested in planting native and low-water vegetation.

Plant Hardiness – Go here and enter your zip code or select Washington to help determine which plants will do best in your area.

Irrigation  –  Information for irrigators on fish screening, irrigation efficiency conversions and irrigation water management.

Arizona’s Water – Use It Wisely Campaign:

100+ Ways to Conserve  –  When it comes to conserving water, small adjustments can have a big impact. Here you can sort through nearly 200 water-saving tips, download and print tip posters or share your favorites on social media.

University of Washington Extension of Benton and Franklin Counties:

Watering Tips  –  Your local WSU Extension Service Master Gardener can be called at (509) 736-2726. Master Gardeners are usually available at their offices (5600 W Canal Place in Kennewick) from 10:00 a.m. until noon and 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.