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Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: Save Water Without Sacrificing Beauty

Water is a precious resource and in certain areas of the country, the push to preserve it by removing landscapes is becoming more prevalent. The good news is drought-tolerant landscaping can help conserve water without having to remove landscapes completely. In drought-stricken regions, many counties are offering rebates and incentives to get rid of lawns. […]

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How I Do It: The Importance of Implementing Water Budgets

Water efficiency in the landscape should be a critical consideration when designing, installing and maintaining your client’s property. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, during the week of Aug. 23, 2022, 46.91 percent of the United States is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Meanwhile, 99.76 percent of California is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought […]

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Adapting to California Water Restrictions

Earlier this year, the State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously to implement a statewide ban on the watering of nonfunctional turf in the commercial, industrial and institutional sectors in California that runs for one year. The board also put regulations in place requiring local agencies to implement water use restrictions as water supplies may […]

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