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Service

Low-maintenance landscapes are great, but there’s no such thing as a “no-maintenance” irrigation system. A single broken sprinkler head flowing at 15 gallons per minute will waste 900 gallons in one hour of use. So service your system regularly, and check it often for leaks and malfunctions.

Settings

Adjust your irrigation time by season! For turf, water by the Numbers: One day per week in March, two days per week in April and May, three days per week in summer, and ramp down in the fall. For other landscapes, follow the watering recommendations.

Selection

Choose desert-friendly plants that thrive in our dry climate. There are literally hundreds of plant options to choose from, and rebates are available for replacing turf with a desert-friendly landscape.

Latest From our Blog

February 2020 Watering Recommendations

Watering Recommendations

This winter continues to bring much needed precipitation to meet the needs of your landscape, no need to water this month.

Plant Selection of the Month

Winterfat, Krascheninnikovia lanata

The white wooly seed heads of this plant are perfect for dried arrangements.

2019 Annual Weather and Conservation Highlights.

Wondering how much rain Albuquerque received and how much water was conserved in 2019? Us, too.

Landscape Educational Resources are just a Click Away. 

Plan for spring by taking advantage of our local landscape educational resources.

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

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Contact Information

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

www.abcwua.org

505-842-WATR  Option 4

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P.O. Box 568
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568
505-842-WATR