Drought and mosquitoes

From the Sacramento News & Review
April 23, 2020

As the weather warms, it’s time to think again about conserving water and controlling pests

The weather is getting warmer and the days longer, luring us back outside (mask or no mask).

According to the National Weather Service, Sacramento will hit the 80s every day for at least the next week. That seasonal change in temperatures also means it’s time to talk about two subjects: Drought and mosquitoes.

With an eye on water use, here’s a timely offer: A great rebate on a “smart” sprinkler controller.

Local residents can now save $150 (or more) on a Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller, thanks to an instant rebate program offered by the Regional Water Authority and Sacramento area water providers.

Representing 21 local water providers serving about 2 million customers, the RWA always is looking for ways to help consumers reduce water consumption. A smart controller such as the Rachio 3 can save an estimated 13,500 gallons of water per year for a typical Sacramento household.

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