Sprinklers water a lawn  last summer in Sacramento. If an inch or more of rain falls on your garden, shut off the sprinklers and drip irrigation for at least a week. You’ll save an estimated 700 gallons of water per 500 square feet of landscaping, according to water experts.
Sprinklers water a lawn last summer in Sacramento. If an inch or more of rain falls on your garden, shut off the sprinklers and drip irrigation for at least a week. You’ll save an estimated 700 gallons of water per 500 square feet of landscaping, according to water experts. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Sprinklers water a lawn last summer in Sacramento. If an inch or more of rain falls on your garden, shut off the sprinklers and drip irrigation for at least a week. You’ll save an estimated 700 gallons of water per 500 square feet of landscaping, according to water experts. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file

Water-wise tip: Let it rain, let it rain

February 20, 2015 4:00 PM

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