Florida is known as the Sunshine State. Take central Florida where Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is for example, on average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Orlando. In addition to the sunshine, I would also like to call Florida ... READ MORE
Research in the UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department aims to help Florida’s expanding blueberry operations while also conserving water. Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, assistant professor of citrus water and nutrient management at the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
This month Water Wednesday will feature Reclaimed Water!
Reclaimed water is all around you and you probably don’t even realize it! Walk outside and look down at your sprinklers. Are they purple? If the answer is yes, that’s reclaimed water! ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Were you aware that May 17-23 is Water Reuse Week in South Florida?
To promote and encourage efficient use of reclaimed water, the South Florida Water Management ... READ MORE
Cape Coral (City) Irrigation Schedule
FAQ on Landscape Irrigation
Irrigation in Dry May
Reclaimed Water: What's in it, Where does it go?
Reclaimed Water: Constituents of Concern
Reclaimed Water: Frequently ... READ MORE
Have you seen purple pipes around your town or neighborhood? What about signs that read, "Reclaimed Water. Do not Drink," like the one below?
Reclaimed water is treated wastewater that is reused in a variety of ways, but it ... READ MORE
The rainy season is upon us in central Florida. And when it rains, it pours. On average, we get over 7 inches of rain in the month of June. Where does all this rain go? What if we could capture some of it and use it during dry times?
According ... READ MORE
With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern. Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry. How can we help to conserve water? Water reclaiming ... READ MORE
Those purple pipes that carry reclaimed water to sprinkler systems all over Florida have just become famous. Recognizing that "Florida's environment, economy, and quality of life depend on a clean and reliable supply of water," Governor ... READ MORE