On September 13th, City Council voted to increase water conservation rebates for rainwater harvesting to $0.50 per gallon and change the minimum installation to 100 gallons. Visit the City webpage for more information on rainwater harvesting. Also, you can now submit your water rebate applications online!
City of Prescott Rebate Program: Receive up to $400 for removing turf to install low water use landscaping.
Time of Day Watering Restrictions: Beginning April 15, extending through November 1, outdoor watering must occur between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. daily.
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4:30-6:00 p.m. – City of Prescott Open House "for the design of the Willis Street and Cortez Street Improvements Project. All public input is welcome and will be considered throughout the design process. Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 201 S. Cortez Street.
Identify places where water is causing erosion as it drains off your property.
Slow the flow with natural ground cover and divert water to landscape vegetation.
Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.
Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.
Passive rainwater harvesting relies on micro-topography to direct water towards depressions in the landscape where water will infiltrate the soil and benefit landscape plants.