All too often we notice home irrigation systems running the morning after a heavy rain or in the middle of a hot July day. Most people tend to set their irrigation controllers at the beginning of spring and forget about it all season long.
The problem with this is unnecessary, inefficient water usage and wasted money. The UNL Extension Office says the best way to save a significant amount of water and money is to simply turn your irrigation controller off and run it manually. Read more from the UNL Extension Office: