We encourage homeowners to think about drought and manage their personal water use to contribute to the state’s conservation efforts. Residents can take the 40 Gallon Challenge and pledge to save water for their counties.

Daily Campus: 40 Gallon Challenge encourages students to help conserve water (Sept 14, 2017)

Agriculture is America: Join the UConn Extension in the 40 Gallon Challenge to Conserve Water (Sept 12, 2017)

WTNH: UConn Extension invites CT residents to join water conservation challenge (Sept 6, 2017)


Our 2017 summer intern, Casey Lambert, put together the following guidance document for home gardeners looking to use water more efficiently.

Growing Water Smart