Water Budget Tool
The WaterSense Water Budget Tool can be used to comply with section 4.1.1, Landscape Design, of Version 1.2 of the WaterSense New Home Specification (PDF) (19 pp, 2250 K, About PDF) or to ensure a measure of efficiency and regional suitability for the amount of water applied to a landscape based on local climate data.
The WaterSense Water Budget Tool is also available as an excel tool.
Help Using the Water Budget Tool
- Water Budget Quick Start Guide (PDF)(4 pp, 853 K, About PDF)—Serves as an easy to use guide for first time users of the tool.
- Water Budget Approach (PDF)(14 pp, 482 K, About PDF)—Contains information on how to use the water budget tool and how the tool was developed.