This week's Water Wise Tip looks at eliminating overspray from your lawn sprinklers at home.
# Check sprinklers for overspray onto adjacent pavement, walls, fences, decks and homes.
# Overspray will waste a lot of water and can cause severe property damage.
# One of the primary reasons homeowners replace fences is because of rotting fence posts. This rotting is primarily a result of the post's repeatedly getting wet and dry from sprinklers.
# You can save water and increase the life of your fence and other structures by eliminating overspray.
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