Is that patch of brown getting you down?

Mile High Water Talk

If your yard is feeling a bit heat-stressed, follow three simple steps to return your lawn to its happy place.

By Jessica Mahaffey

It’s natural to have a few brown spots in your yard during the peak summer months.

Use a nozzle if you see a brown spot that needs a little extra TLC. Use a nozzle if you see a brown spot that needs a little extra TLC.

Really. It’s OK.

Those summertime blemishes are symptoms of heat stress, and a signal for you to adjust your watering habits.

If you’re feeling wiped out by our recent heat wave, chances are your irrigation system is facing the same exhaustion.

At Denver Water, we don’t even need to turn on the weather report to know what’s going on outside. When it rains, we watch water use plummet. When we hit a string of 90-plus degree days, (26 of the last 30 days), we see irrigation systems working harder.

In fact, over the past 30 days…

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