Water Conservation and Drought News & Announcements

Make Every Drop Count - Summer Water Use

As temperatures climb, so can outdoor water use. In dry years, water demand among Galveston County communities can jump by more than 30... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - Sprinklers

Tune up your outdoor sprinkler system to get the best results and avoid wasting water. Automatic sprinklers are convenient because you can... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - Curb Water Waste

Using a nozzle on your hose while washing your car or boat can help avoid runoff. Did you know that as much as 50 percent of the water we... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water outdoors. Did you know that outdoor water use accounts for 30 percent of the average U.S.... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - Where Do We Use Water

Did you know that millions of gallons of water are wasted every year in U.S. homes and businesses due to waste and inefficient use? The... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - 50% of Water Use

Did you know that as much as 50 percent of the water we use outdoors is wasted due to inefficient watering? Maintain your automatic... more ››

Make Every Drop Count - 30% Outdoor Water Use

Did you know that outdoor water use accounts for 30 percent of the average U.S. household’s water use? Fortunately, there are some simple... more ››