[Mark Brown standing next to a lake] As our triple-digit summer has shown, evaporation can be a powerful force. If it can do this to a body of water, imagine what it could do to your lawn and landscape.
[Video showing various lawn sprinkler and the sun] One way to beat evaporation is by not watering in the heat of the day. Warm season landscape plants need about one and a quarter inches of water per week; don't cheat them by watering during the day.
[Video showing someone adjusting a sprinker head.] Also, be sure your nozzles are adjusted correctly to get the water where it is needed most.
[Screen shot of the web site www.uaex.edu with the sprinkler icon linking to Outdoor Water Efficiency Program information]. For more tips on saving money on your water bill, visit uaex.edu and click on the sprinkler.