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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Your August Water Wise Tip of the Month

Since the most recent drought, Californians have adopted a more water-efficient way of life and continue to manage water efficiently based on the important lessons we learned during the drought emergency. Preventing water waste is one the best ways to sav...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Your April Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Improve water efficiency in your landscape this spring

  • Water your plants in the early mornings to minimize water loss through evaporation.
  • Fix clogged and broken spray heads.
  • Use CVWD’s monthly irrigation guide to determine appropriate watering tim...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Your March Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Here are four ways to prepare your landscaping for spring.

  1. The warm, mild weather of March prompts rapid growth of plants as well as visits from insect pests. Roses, citrus and hibiscus are most susceptible. For aphids, wash them off with a strong jet of w...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Your February Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Warming trends this month set the stage to fertilize citrus trees. Attend our Caring for Citrus workshop and learn how to choose, prune and irrigate citrus trees for better fruit production and healthier plants. Caring for Citrus Trees workshop informatio...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Your January Water Wise Tip of the Month

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January is a good month for major garden upgrades, which can help save water and money. 

Convert grass to desert-friendly landscaping along with a drip watering system and smart irrigation controller. If you're not ready to remove grass, replace t...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Your November Water Wise Tip of the Month

Tree Pruining and Irrigation

Reduced watering during the drought may have impacted your trees. Attend our FREE Caring for Trees workshop on Nov. 8 to learn how to help your trees recover from the drought. Visit our Facebook page to learn more or visit our events page at www.cvwd.org....

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Your October Water Wise Tip of the Month

Plants and grass do not require much water during the cool season. In fact, water budgets change each month to reflect weather and plant watering needs, which means outdoor watering budgets are reduced during the fall and winter as less water is required....

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your July Water Wise Tip of the Month

Summer is upon the Coachella Valley with temperatures ranging from 105 to 120 degrees and high humidity nearing. Learn some helpful tips for summer maintenance by watching our video.

For more water wise tips visit our conservation page.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your June Water Wise Tip of the Month

Early summer is a good time to prune some shrubs and trees. Learn more by watching our video.

For more water wise tips visit our conservation page.

Like us on Facebook for more tips and information about water in the Coachella Valley.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Your May Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Below are some ways to keep plants healthy during the warm season:

  • Your landscaping does need more water during the warmer months. Check CVWD’s irrigation guide for recommended watering times.
  • Apply water in the early morning or evening hours to minimize lo...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Your November Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Cooler weather is here! Now's the time to reduce outdoor watering times.

Grass and plants don’t need as much water during the cool season. See tips below.

  1. In November, grass only requires about four minutes of watering per day. Likewise in December, only 3 ...
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