April is Sprinkler Spruce Up Month
Published on April 01, 2022
During Sprinkler Spruce Up Month, it’s time to learn how to inspect, connect, direct and select your way to more efficient sprinkler system use to save water and money this summer.
Irrigation system use can make up as much as 50-70% of your summer water usage, resulting in high bills and wasted water. Fort Worth Water offers classes and tools to help residents use their system efficiently.
Sprinkler Spruce Up classes
April 9, 10:30-noon, Sprinkler Spruce Up (basics class), Southwest Regional Library, 4001 Library Lane. Register to attend via Zoom. Registration not required if attending in person.
April 14, 6-8 p.m., Irrigation Systems 101 (basics class), Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive. Register online.
April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Sprinkler Spruce Up (basics class), Golden Triangle Library, 4264 Golden Triangle Blvd. Register to attend via Zoom. Registration not required if attending in person.
July 14, 6-8 p.m., Irrigation Systems 201 (advanced class), Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive. Register online.
Visit SaveFortWorthWater.org for more outdoor water use tools.
- Can’t get to a class? All of the irrigation system content is available in eight Irrigation System Videos to view at your convenience.
- Twice a week is the maximum number of days allowed for irrigation system use — you may not need to water as frequently. Sign up for the Weekly Watering Advice for a text or email with localized watering recommendations for each week. Most weeks your yard will not need a full inch of water.
- Use the Irrigation Calculator Tool to estimate how much water you use each time you run your system.
- Visit the EPA WaterSense Sprinkler Spruce Up website to learn more about proper irrigation system maintenance.
Follow Fort Worth Water Conservation on Facebook in English and Spanish to get Sprinkler Spruce Up tips, tricks and more.
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