Landscape Contractors Can Help You Save Water!

CLCA's Tip of the Week

California is in the midst of a water crisis. Governor Schwarzenegger has mandated that the per person water usage be cut by 20 percent by 2020. The demands on water usage are rising and with the governor’s goal plus a limited supply, the price of water is predicted to sky-rocket in the coming years. CLCA’s licensed landscape contractors that can successfully help you reduce your outdoor use and save you money in the process. Here is one way a landscape contractor can help you reduce your water use.

Through knowledge and expertise, a licensed landscape contractor can effectively help you face the water crisis head-on. In the process of becoming more water wise, a landscape contractor can help you enhance your property value, be “more green” and save you money. To contact a CLCA licensed professional in your area by using the Find My Contractor search tool on www.CLCA.org. — David Silva

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Upgrade To A Water Efficient "Smart Controller"

Landscape contractors can help you upgrade your current irrigation controller to a "Smart Controller." Smart Controllers are one of the newest water saving innovations in irrigation controllers. Smart Controllers use weather information and sensors to efficiently manage frequency of watering times. The controllers have the ability to turn off automatically during rain, high wind or low temperature to reduce unnecessary watering. Smart Controllers can reduce your outdoor water use by up to 30 percent and possible rebates for an upgrade may be available through your local government.