Watering Recommendations: April 2019

Albuquerque area had a great winter season with 150% above normal precipitation for the season but as the days get warmer it is time to follow the recommended watering guidelines for spring season. Remember If it has rained more than 1/2 inch you can skip...
Irrigation: Getting it Right!

Irrigation: Getting it Right!

As irrigation season ramps up, we sat down with the Water Authority’s irrigation specialist to ask a few questions about the utility’s new FREE Efficient Irrigation Consultations. Why is the Water Authority offering this service? In ABQ, 40% of our drinking water is...

Watering Recommendations: March 2019

There is no need to water for the first two weeks in the month of March. The greater Albuquerque area received enough precipitation in the month of February via rain and snow to meet our plants’ water needs! Below are our Spring Watering Recommendations but there is...
Spring Irrigation Startup

Spring Irrigation Startup

When do I start my irrigation system back up? Turn on your irrigation system after the last chance of freezing temperatures has passed (typically late March in the greater Albuquerque area, but possibly as late as mid-April). This will prevent damage to your...
Reduce the amount you water your lawn

Reduce the amount you water your lawn

Water the lawn only when needed Step on the grass; if it springs back up when you move your foot, it does not need water.  The Water Authority recommends watering just one day per week in March, two days per week in April and May, three days per week in the summer,...