Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

With freezing temperatures in the forecast starting Thursday, it’s time for a quick chemistry lesson. Water expands on freezing, so water left in sprinkler systems can freeze, expand the pipe, and bam – you have a big, messy water leak. But if you take the appropriate precautions in advance, you can protect your water pipes and irrigation systems – and avoid the muddy mess.  Continue reading Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

Summer marks peak landscape irrigation season, so it’s a perfect time for Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign that promotes efficient water use. Here are five simple ways you can help conserve our precious water resources and maybe even save a few dollars in the process.  Continue reading 5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape