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How to conserve water when temperatures rise

 

Last updated 1/29/2018 at Noon

Underground irrigation systems can be more effective and eco-friendly than hoses for homeowners who want to maintain lush lawns in spring and summer. Courtesy photo

TEMECULA – Spring and summer are synonymous with increased hours of sunlight, warm temperatures and, oftentimes, an increased reliance on water to feed recreational pursuits and lawn and garden needs.

The Water Information Program states that 3.9 trillion gallons of water are consumed in the United States each month and the average person uses 176 gallons of water per day. Water conservation may be essential when the risk for weather-related drought looms. Practicing year-round conservation efforts can help ensure smart usage of local watersheds, lakes and reservoirs and help maintain th...



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