July Smart Irrigation Month 2019

July is Smart Irrigation Month and with more than half of the drinking water in the Valley used outdoors for the primary purpose of irrigating landscapes, it may be time to learn how to optimize your automated irrigation controller for maximum efficiency.


In 2019, Governor Doug Ducey proclaimed the third week of March as Fix a Leak Week.

Glendale Garden

The Sonoran Desert is one of the most ecologically diverse deserts in the world with more than 2,000 native plant species and hundreds of wildlife species. Special adaptations have allowed plants and animals to survive and thrive in this desert climate for thousands of years.


Irrigation Trouble? Don't Get Hosed!

Make sure your irrigation system waters your plants, grass, trees and all --- not your sidewalk, driveway, street or wall!

The Water (Re)Cycle

Yes, even water can be recycled! Learn how to reuse water from the bath, shower, washing machine, and bathroom sink (aka gray water) for landscape irrigation.

Rainwater: Free, Fresh, Filling

From the mountains to the desert valleys, rainwater can be collected and directed to your landscape plants.

Water Your Plants Automatically

When programmed correctly, irrigation controllers can take the guess work out of watering your landscape.

Watering is as Easy as 1-2-3

Are your plants thirsty? Probably not. Use these Arizona-specific resources to take the guess work out of watering your plants.