utilizes local weather data collected by an extensive network of weather stations and rain gauges in sponsored areas. This information, along with research-based understanding of plant water needs, allows experts to send tailored weekly watering advice for your specific lawn!
For those in a sponsored area, weekly watering advise is provided at no cost. The WaterMyYard tool works great to make sure that the water used by your turf is replenished, and the tool provides watering recommendations for the upcoming week. Because it can’t predict future rainfall events, you may still receive a recommendation to run your irrigation system when rain is in the local forecast. If so, consider taking a wait and see approach to let mother nature do the watering for you.
The WaterMyYard program is a free program offered in many parts of the State of Texas that answers this question. WaterMyYard accesses an extensive network of weather stations and rain gauges in sponsored areas and combines this information with science-based methods to determine how much water your yard needs. Create an account and answer a few questions about your irrigation system, and WaterMyYard will send you weekly watering advice on how long to run your irrigation systems.
WaterMyYard is a science-based tool that helps take the guesswork out of determining when and exactly how much to water. Over-watering contributes to runoff, and broken or poorly maintained irrigation systems can make things even worse. Its not uncommon for up to half of the water applied to a home’s landscape to be wasted, never taken up by the plants. WaterMyYard can help your water bill, while at the same time helping to conserve Texas water resources for the future.
The WaterMyYard tool works great to make sure the water lost by your plants and the soil is replenished, and the tool provides watering recommendations for the upcoming week. Because it can’t predict future rainfall events, you may still receive a recommendation to run your irrigation system when rain is in the local forecast. If so, consider taking a wait and see approach to let mother nature do the watering for you.
The WaterMyYard program is a tool to assist you in determining the precise amount of supplemental water that is needed to maintain a healthy lawn. A vibrant green yard might even need less water than you think. If fact, many lawn problems are compounded by over-watering or by applying water at the wrong time.
By entering your zip code and address, we can supply you with the most accurate information possible (based on hyper-localized weather data) You can choose if you want your specialized expert weekly watering advice sent by text or email, on the exact day you select. We will never EVER send any other annoying messages, just advice on when to water and how long. That’s it!
There’s always catch, right? WaterMyYard is run by a team of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialists . Cities, water utilities, and regional water districts sponsor their areas in the program, so there is no cost to you. Our goal is to help take the guess work out of having a properly watered, healthy lawn and landscape. It’s a job we are passionate about and we are here to help. We’d love it if you can use the tool to help grow a healthier lawn, and if it works for you, tell a neighbor.