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Mobile Irrigation Lab & Water Conservation Program


With the support of a horticultural and irrigation program assistant as well as an office assistant, this program provides research-proven information to residents to help reduce their usage of drinking-quality water for irrigation while maintaining attractive, healthy landscapes.

Mobile Irrigation Lab

FREE personalized evaluation of your irrigation and landscape with our Mobile Irrigation Laboratory for possible water savings.

Water Conservation Workshops

Workshops are held to teach the practices and principles of conserving water in the landscape while maintaining an attractive, healthy landscape.

Water-Wise Landscape Awards

The Water-Wise Awards program is designed to recognize attractive, water conserving landscapes for homes and businesses. The program recognizes examples of outstanding Florida-Friendly, water-wise landscaping within the community.


Sprinkler checkup time!

Here in central FL, we've certainly had a rainy spring & summer. If you have a sprinkler system, hopefully you've heeded our reminders on Facebook & Twitter, "Friends don't let friends run sprinklers in the rain - TURN 'EM OFF!" However,...

Water Conservation-Outdoor Irrigation

    Did you know that outdoor irrigation accounts for up to 50 percent of water use in Florida, and up to 50 percent of the water applied to lawns is lost to evaporation or runoff? Turf grass is a key landscape component...

Reclaimed Water for Irrigation

Have you seen purple pipes around your town or neighborhood? What about signs that read, "Reclaimed Water. Do not Drink," like the one below?   Reclaimed water is treated wastewater that is reused in a variety of ways,...