Water Conservation in Home & Business Landscapes

Our purpose, with the support of a horticultural program assistant, an irrigation technician, and an office assistant, is to provide University research proven information to residents so they may learn to reduce their usage of drinking-quality water for irrigation while maintaining attractive, healthy landscapes.

 Water-Wise Landscape Awards

The Water-Wise Awards program is designed to recognize attractive, water conserving landscapes for homes and businesses. The program recognizes examples of outstanding Florida-Friendly, water-wise landscaping within the community. For more information click here

Mobile Irrigation Lab

FREE personalized evaluation of your irrigation and landscape with our Mobile Irrigation Laboratory for possible water savings.

Other Resources

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Michelle Atkinson
Extension Agent
(941) 722-4524 ext. 1818


Current Watering Restrictions
  • The Southwest Florida Water Management District goes to a twice-a-week watering schedule.  Click here for details.
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