Water gadgets that save you money

With a little work, everyone can save water and money when it comes to managing water in their yard or home. These gadgets make it even easier to monitor the water used by you and your family, and in turn, will help conserve water for the entire city. The best part: you can be rewarded for making water-wise decisions in your home. Learn more about Watersaver Coupons and Rebates.

watering wand

Watering Wand

A watering wand attaches to your hose and allows you to water directly on the root of your plant, avoiding unnecessary water waste that comes from evaporation, runoff or wind.

Photo courtesy of flumetech.com

Water Flow Sensors

These sensors let you know in real time via your smartphone if your water usage has spiked, alerting you to a possible leak. They are also helpful tools to track your water usage throughout the year.

Save $150 on a water flow sensor
hose end timer

Hose End Timer

A hose end timer does just what you’d think it does — turns your hose off after a designated amount of time. Not only is this better for your plants as it prevents overwatering, but it saves water and money, too.

water sense showerhead

WaterSense Low-Flow Showerhead

Low-flow showerheads that include the WaterSense label can be up to 20 percent more efficient, without sacrificing water pressure. Replacing your water-wasting showerhead is easy, just follow these steps.

rain gauge

Rain Gauge

There are all types of rain gauges, but they all have one purpose: to let you know exactly how much rain there was. For the gardener, this information is valuable in ensuring you don’t overwater your plants.

soaker hose

Soaker Hose

Like the watering wand, a soaker hose gets the water right to where it matters: the roots. They are also a convenient way to maintain  your garden beds. Be sure not to turn the water on too high — you only need a quarter turn of the faucet for it to do its job.

Photo courtesy of RainBird.com

Rainfall Sensor

A rainfall sensor is mandatory on all irrigation systems. It automatically shuts off your sprinkler system if it’s raining or has just rained.

rain barrel

Rain Barrel

There’s a source of water available to your plants that literally falls straight from the sky. Don’t miss out on the chance to collect rainfall with a rain barrel. It can be used to water container plants and small garden beds, saving you money in the long run.

Earn coupons toward the purchase of a rain barrel

Invest in water conservation

Next time you’re doing some shopping for your home, consider investing in water-wise gadgets. We’ve created a handy shopping list for you to take with you to the store so you’re sure not to miss anything.