WaterSmart Landscaping

WaterSmart Landscaping

“Water Smart” Plan your garden for the spring. Save water and money and plant low water use plants.
Low Water Use Drought Tolerant Plant List
Official Regulatory list for the Arizona Department of Water Resources, Prescott Active Management Area.
Watering Guidelines for Plant and Lawn Irrigation
Remember, outdoor water requirements change throughout the growing season. Do your part and use our water smart.
Xeriscape- Landscaping with Style in the Arizona Desert
A Guide by the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association – AMWUA
Northern Arizona Lawn Watering Values
Use this area weather resource to determine water needs of turf lawns.

Irrigation Guidelines

Effective April 15th through November 1st of each year, the Time of Day Watering Ordinace No. 4536 is in effect. Outdoor watering which uses spray or other airborne irrigation shall be permitted only between the hours of 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM.
Time of Day Watering Ordinance 4536, effective May 12, 2006

Reporting Time of Day Watering Violations

Contact us (anonymously if desired) in one of two ways:

There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

Rainwater Education

Save thousands of gallons of water and begin installing your water harvesting system before our seasonal monsoons arrive.

Harvesting Rainwater For Landscape Use
University of Arizona, Patricia Waterfall, Second Edition, October 2004
Rainwater Harvesting Resources
Rainwater wisdom and water conservation resource links
State of Georgia Rainwater Harvesting Guidelines and Information
Guide for those involved in design, construction, inspection, and maintenance of rainwater harvesting systems.
Harvesting Rainwater Calculator
Figure your water saving potential- external link not associated with the City

CONTACT

  • Water Resource Management
  • Leah Hubbard
  • Water Resource Specialist
  • Water Operations Building

    433 N Virginia St

  • 928-777-1645

FAQ

  • Starting April 15th  through November 1, Prescott City Code requires that outdoor watering occurs between 8PM and 8AM.

    City Code: 3-10 – Water Conservation

  • Yes! Visit waterrebates.com to submit your water conservation rebate application online!

  • Yes! The City of Prescott offers a free water use history report consisting of a review of your water use patterns and a water use self assessment. More details…

  • Yes! Visit the prescottwatersmart.com for landscaping ideas, a native plant list, local watering guide, and more!

  • The City offers rebates for both indoor and outdoor conservation.

    Water Conservation Incentive Credit Program Rules and Information

  • The City’s website is full of ideas that can help you to live WaterSMART and save on your utility bill. More details…

NEWS

GMIHC Learning and Tribute Center to Host an Evening Honoring the Brave 19

Posted on May 16, 2019

June 19 Event includes showing of “Only the Brave” at Elk’s Theatre and Performing Arts Center, followed by panel discussion with Brendan McDonough, John Marsh and others close to the Hotshots and/or the movie production. Prescott, Arizona (May 16, 2019)… Read more »

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