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But on average, about half of that is wasted; not a good thing to do when dealing with a global water crisis. Of all the water consumed, up to 40% goes to outdoor. Fortunately, gardeners and weekend warriors have some effective strategies in dealing with water conservation outdoors. Soaker hoses and drip irrigation are a much more efficient way to water than overhead sprinklers. Watering at the right time of day can save big too. The best time to water is during the natural dew cycle, when the air is calm and the risk of evaporation is minimal. And rain barrels provide and easy way to harvest a substantial supply of water for use whenever needed. An inch of rain on a thousand feet of roof surface equates to about 625 gallons of harvestable water. As I like to say, with rain barrels, it’s the ideal way to “save it for a sunny day”.