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Free Landscape Workshops for the Desert SouthwestSpring 2015 Landscape Workshop Flyer Front
Up to 70 percent of your water use is outdoors. Scottsdale's Water Conservation Office offers free landscape workshops designed to help residents learn how to use water more efficiently and still have a lush, beautiful landscape. View our Spring 2015 workshop schedule and register today!

Spring 2015 Landscape Workshop Flyer (pdf/1068kb/2pp).


Fix a Leak Week is March 16-22!
Grab a wrench and fix that leak! Each year, Arizona WaterSense partners team up with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sponsor Fix a Leak Week. Help us chase down leaks for Fix a Leak Weeklinks to external site! Join us on March 21st for the One for Water 4-Miler Race & Family Fun Festivallinks to external site at the Rio Vista Community Park in Peoria.

Check for LeaksSHWG Small
Do preventative maintenance on the irrigation system now to avoid summertime repairs. Check out the mini morning audit or use this handy guide to help you Find and Find and Fix Leaks that are Draining Your Budget.

Free Irrigation Audit!
Scottsdale's single-family residential homeowners can request a free irrigation audit. An irrigation specialist performs the audit along with the homeowner. During the audit the homeowner is given instruction on how to program the controller, how often to water the landscape and how to repair irrigation problems. Call 480-312-5650 and request an irrigation audit. (One audit per residence.)
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Hire a Smartscape Certified LandscaperSmartscape
Smartscape graduates have completed a 20-hour training program designed to educate the landscape professional on appropriate practices for the Sonoran Desert. Learn more herelinks to external site.

Sign up for Water Saving eNewsletters

Scottsdale's Environmental eNews brings water saving advice along with other environmental tidbits to your inbox up to 4 times a year. Sign up here.
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Water - Use it Wiselylinks to external site has fantastic nearly weekly articles featuring water saving advice, tips and tricks, other water-related resources and an occasional contest! The website also features games for kids, tools for teachers and an events calendar. Sign up for the eNewletter herelinks to external site(scroll to the bottom of the page to enter your email address).


  

RebateREBATES
Five rebates available for qualifying water customers.
Grasses at Xeriscape gardenXERISCAPE GARDEN
Scottsdale's 5-acre Xeriscape  Garden at Chaparral Park.
School ActivityEDUCATION TOOLS
Free programs available for schools located in Scottsdale.
WaterMeterHOW-TO VIDEOS
Learn how to read your meter and find leaks inside and outside your home.
Residential homeRESIDENTIAL
WATER USE
Learn how you can save water in and around your home.
Cordia boissieriHOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS AND
WATER USE

Learn about programs designed to help reduce water use in HOAs.
MultiFamily Xeriscape LandscapeMULTIFAMILY HOUSING AND WATER EFFICIENCY
Discover the resources available to help increase water efficiency use.
Businesses and water efficiencyBUSINESSES AND
WATER EFFICIENCY

Read about the programs available to help increase efficient water use.

 


 

Please contact us with water conservation questions.