DID YOU KNOW…the average person in Parker uses 123 gallons of water a day vs. a Denver Water customer who uses 85 gallons. Why the big difference? Primarily because many Denver residents in older neighborhoods hand water plants and lawns, which uses a lot less water than those of us with automatic irrigation systems. In addition, large shade tree canopies that exist in Denver cool landscapes and reduce evaporation from soils and plants in the summer months.
A typical family’s water habits look like this:
54% landscaping (Xeriscape plants/shrubs saves 2,500 or more gallons!)