It's finally summer. So we thought of five more ways to conserve water this summer. Keep these in mind while you keep cool on these hot days.
Posts from the ‘Conservation’ Category
Since 2001, water consumption for an average family of four in Mecklenburg County has gone down from 11 Ccfs (8,228 gallons) per 30-day billing cycle to 7 Ccf’s (5,236 gallons) per 30-day billing cycle. We attribute this to increased water conservation measures as well as the installation of more efficient appliances and irrigation systems. Read more
Hi, everyone! The Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners have been invited by Charlotte Water to provide a short series of blog posts to explore ‘Xeriscaping’ in our gardens and discover which plants are more drought tolerant for the upcoming heat of summer. We will provide you with the necessary tools to become a savvy gardener whose landscape will not just survive but thrive during periods of drought. Read more