Your resource for beautiful waterwise landscapes.


Your resource for beautiful waterwise landscapes


Your resource for beautiful waterwise landscapes


Your resource for beautiful waterwise landscapes

Waterwise Tips

Get started saving water today with these simple waterwise tips.


The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority offers generous rebates and incentives to help make your landscapes more water efficient, and save money on your water bill.


There is an amazing diversity of beautiful waterwise plants that we can use in our landscapes. Browse some of our favorite!

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Our monthly newsletter covers topics on waterwise landscape practices, maintenance, irrigation principles, and seasonal tips.

Latest From our Blog

February 2019 Water Recommendations

Water Recommendations

There is no need to water this month because the greater Albuquerque area received up to 8” inches of snow in the month of January to meet our plants’ water needs!

Plant of the Month

Escarpment Live Oak, Quercus virginiana var. fusiformis

Closely related to the iconic oak tree of the Old South, the Escarpment Live Oak is surprisingly well-adapted to life in the Albuquerque area.

The Basics of Fruit Tree Pruning

Everyone should consider planting fruit trees in their yard. Because of our climate, fruit trees grow really well in our area. Besides the joy they bring when we harvest delicious fruit, they put on a beautiful show with spring flowers, create shade, and provide shelter and food for wildlife and pollinators.

The Dirt on Albuquerque’s Weeds

 Most definitions of a weed call it “a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition of cultivated plants.” What you may call a weed in your yard may be a beloved plant in your neighbor’s yard.

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Water Conservation Program
P.O. Box 568
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568

505-842-WATR  Option 4

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