State urging people, businesses to conserve water. Here are some recommended tips.

The state is urging people and businesses to conserve water following the hot and dry weather.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2022, 10:04 AM

Updated 690 days ago

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The state is urging people and businesses to conserve water following the hot and dry weather.
Here are some tips recommended by the state: 
  • Use up to 50% less water with drip irrigation instead of sprinklers.
  • Only water when you need to. Most landscapes in New Jersey only need one inch of water per week.
  • If you have a pool, use a water saving filter.
  • Raise your lawnmower blade to at least three inches to promote deeper grass roots, which holds water more effectively.
  • Use water from air conditioner or dehumidifier to water your plants.
  • Use native plants that need less water.
The state says water demands right now are being met, but these steps make sure that reserve levels do not get too low.


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