Water below the earth’s surface in between rocks spaces and cracks is called ground water. An aquifer holds ground water.

Irrigation audit

A checkup on the effectiveness of your sprinkler system.

Storm water

Run-off from rain and snowmelt that carries pollutants.

Stormwater swales

An area that collects rain and snowmelt to help filter pollutants before they reach the aquifer.

Surface water

Water that collects above ground such as lakes, streams and rivers.


Water-smart landscape – an environmentally friendly form of landscaping that uses a variety of native plants, shrubs, and ground cover.