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Landscaping for water conservation

xeriscape!

by Aurora (Colo.). Dept. of Utilities

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Published by Jointly published by City of Aurora, CO [and] Denver Water Department in [Aurora, Colo.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions,
  • Landscape architecture in water conservation,
  • Xeriscaping,
  • Landscape gardening

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCity of Aurora, Colorado, Utlities Department ; Editor, Kimberley M. Knox
    ContributionsDenver (Colo.). Water Dept., Knox, Kimberley M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB475.83 .L3 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24934165M
    ISBN 100962290017
    ISBN 109780962290015
    LC Control Number89060959
    OCLC/WorldCa20283183

    Topics of interest include: stormwater, water quality, water conservation, irrigation practices, landscaping, and habitat restoration, as well as management techniques in urban, suburban, and rural environments. To join the Water Conservation PPN, please complete this form or contact ASLA Member Services at ASLA or [email protected] Enter Xeriscaping (zer-i-skaping), a term coined in by a group of professionals from the landscape and water industries in Colorado that combines the Greek xeros, meaning dry, and ially, Xeriscaping is a sustainable form of landscaping that conserves water, protects the environment and results in less overall maintenance on the landscape.

    The statewide policy for the past decade has been to meet the water demands from growth largely through landscape water conservation. This policy is a failed long-term strategy, however, because reallocating the water saved in landscape irrigation to meet fundamental water needs of increased population results in hardening of water demand since. Oct 2, - Explore kapuahiwalani's board "Water Conserving Landscapes", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Xeriscape, Landscape design, Drought tolerant landscape pins.

      Caltrans Water Conservation Measures in Highway Landscaping. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) began using a variety of new materials and techniques to address drought conditions by reducing or eliminating water use on roadside landscaping following the onset of multi-year severe drought conditions in The Water Conservation Committee’s first meeting in January drew a room-full. Attendees were eager to discuss ways to educate each other and the Rossmoor community about water conservation, climate appropriate landscaping, and efficient irrigation practices.


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