"we never know the worth of water till the well is dry"
-Thomas Fuller - Gnomologia - 1732
WHERE DOES IT ALL GO?
Indoor Water Use Chart
FYI - *A typical home with water efficient fixtures can save approximately 30,000 gallons of water per year.*
*Chart courtesy of Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority.
Voluntary Water Conservation Tips
-Water grass/landscapes early in the morning or late in the evening to prevent water lost to evaporation.
-Water deeply and less frequently to encourage healthy root growth.
-Consider installing drip irrigation for lanscapes.
-Use a broom or rake to clean hard surfaces instead of water.
-Ensure your washing machine and dishwasher are full to capacity before running the load.
2006 Stollsteimer Creek Watershed Master Plan
Click HERE to read or download the 2006 Stollsteimer Creek Watershed Master Plan
2008 Water Conservation Plan
The PAWSD Board of Directors adopted the updated 2008 Water Conservation Plan and Drought Management Plan on October 14, 2008. The Plan was approved by the State in December 2008.
Click HERE to read or download the Water Conservation Plan
Click HERE to read or download the Drought Management Plan
Conservation: it's up to you.