Residential Outdoor Programs
One of the most important ways we can ensure an adequate water supply for today and in the future is through conservation, the efficient and effective use of water.
Floridians use more than 50% of their water supply outdoors, mostly for landscape irrigation. Automatic inground irrigation systems have become a common method for watering our lawns. Unfortunately, many of these irrigation systems are inefficient. Sometimes as much as half of the water delivered through the systems doesn’t benefit the intended plants.
Learn to make your own rainbarrel, click here.
Orange County Utilities offers a variety of workshops throughout the year to help you save water and preserve our natural resources. click here.
If you are a high water user you may be eligible for a free residential irrigation inspection. click here.
Many people in Central Florida overwater their lawns believing they are helping the plants cope with Florida’s high temperatures. To learn more about Knowing Your Lawn, click here.
The convenience of inground, automatic irrigation systems has resulted in an increase in water demand, overwatering of the landscape, and faster consumption of the groundwater than the natural environment can replenish. To learn more about Smart Technology, click here.