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Advances In Water Tech

Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast

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Advances In Water Tech (running time 7-11AM)

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Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford

Spend your morning with Rosie on the House!

Discovering our October Staycation Destination #Patagonia.400x70 duquesne logo 01png Our Staycation Partners for the month The Duquesne House joins to discuss all things Patagonia

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Roger Naylor joins us in studio to give us the scoop on his latest book 'Arizona State Parks A Guide to Amazing Places in the Grand Canyon State

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Outdoor Living Hour - Notes from the Nursery

Rosie on the House Nursery Notes

Join us as we talk with Jay Harper about how & when to #Overseed!

We will also be taking your landscape and garden questions so give us a call! 

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On The House Topic: Yes! You Can Recycle Pool Water | With Arizona Pool Water Recycling

One of the many benefits of living in Arizona, particularlybusiness logo with wards clipped rev 10 orig Central and Southern Arizona, is that we can enjoy swimming in our backyard pools year-round. However, that enjoyment comes with responsibility. As drought conditions continue, we must search for innovative ways to conserve our water resources

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Homeowner Topic: Open Home! With Kinetico Water Systems

Got a Question? Call in!

Around Your House To-Do: #MineralDeposits | Kinetico joins Kinetico Waterus to discuss what you need to do to get rid of & prevent #MineralDeposits

7:00AM - The Arizona Hour! Roger Naylor's Arizona State Parks Book

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Roger Naylor talks about his new book 'Arizona State Parks!  A Guide To Amazing Places In The Grand Canyon State'.  Award Winning State Parks that show every chapter of Arizona history.  Hidden treasures of staggering scenery along with recreation and some parks even have lodging.

Roger reveals his favorite park and a long standing fun feud with a resident park dweller.

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Roger describes the breakdown of his book, what each park chapter includes plus one park he considers a hidden gem.

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Roger gives his diverse Top 5 list of his favorite state parks and why they're favs.  Plus the bar that's called 'A Destination Bar' The Desert Bar near Parker, AZ and Cattail Cove State Park.  Rosie adds his favorite park too!

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Roger adds his number 5 favorite park which is a 'dark sky' park.  And we talk with Rick & Bekki of The Duquesne House Inn & Gardens in Patagonia, AZ who provided our Arizona Staycation accomodations.

8:00AM - Outdoor Living Hour! Winter Lawns & Watering With Jay Harper

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Jay Harper and Rob from Rainbird Irrigation talk about overseeding for transitioning lawns.  The consistant night time temperature to look for as the time to transition lawns.  

Discussion of the varities and blends of rye grass seed with tips to think about.

Rye is cool season grass.  Bermuda is summer grass that goes dormant in winter.  

The top cover when overseeding can be a challenge with sprinkers.  Topping can make a difference for various reasons.

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Tips on overseeding and a good irrigation system to keep seed moist.

Irrigation design for a lawn and the types of sprinkler heads to choose from.  Spacing the heads, knowing what area they cover.

Finding out your water pressure.  Usable gallons per minute.  Figuring out how many gallons each sprinkler head puts out.  Explains the formula.

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Discussion of sprinkler heads.  Pop ups versus rotary heads.  Rotary heads tends to save water.

Discussion of something new called pressure regulation.  Rob explains how it works.

TEXT:  Can they still fertilizing a bermuda lawn this time of year?

If you decide not to plant a winter lawn (rye), do you keep irrigation on for the dormant bermuda?

How to use pre-emergent on lawns this time of year to keep weeds at bay in the spring.

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TEXT:  What does it mean when a sprinkler is changed but the head doesn't fully extend and the water pressure is low.

Water pressure can vary over time for various reasons.

CALLER:  Forgot to put down pre-emergent last year and ended up with lots of weeds in an acre lot.  Wait for another rain event before I put it down again?

9:00AM - Recycle Your Pool Water Instead Of Draining It!

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Arizona Pool Water Recycling discusses how they can restore the existing pool water back to bottled water quality without draining and refilling.

Steve explains their Puripool Process using high pressure reverse osmosis.  Conserving nearly 85% of your water.  Removing various solids.  Reducing calcium hardness.

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This process is for fair water.  Not for green algae pools.  But they explain how they can make it work with a little more effort.

Can be done year round but they prefer one season.

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How much does it cost?  Depends on certain factors like the current condition of the water, gallon size pools and other factors.  Steve gives some pricing  and explains what it includes.  Process is done overnight by computer.  

Arizona Pool Water Recycling also does pool maintenance under Ward's Pool Service.

Rosie Certified Omni Pools also performs this same recycling service.

CALLER:  A listener used Arizona Pool Recycling and gives a glowing review!  

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Results from recycling pool water include reduce or eliminate tile cleaning, smoother skin and other factors that are discussed.

10:00AM - Open Home Hour!

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Clarification again on why we don't recommend home warranties.  Details on Henry Wickenburg's 200th Birthday celebration in Wickenburg AZ.  Facebook question looking for a roofer in California.  (We do have a bunch of listeners outside of Arizona).  Remodeling and more about water!

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City Of Phoenix Water Services Director Kathryn Sorenson talks about what they are doing to keep a 100 year supply of water.  Conservation, education, their 'price signal' concept and testing a new technology 'hydro gels' that maintain lush lawns with less water.

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CALLER:  Tearing out an old vinyl floor.  Noticed below the exterior walls a dip filled with a crumbly type material.  Something to be concerned about?

CALLER:  Has a toilet running off and on.  After many attempts to fix it, no solution.

CALLER:  Is it worth using foam insulation in the attic and removing the blown in insulation.

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CALLER:  Building a new track home with an issue with the contractor.  Whats his rights to get the contractor to fix things before he signs off on the home. 

CALLER:  Installing a new A/C unit.  Wants an opinion between a 2 speed compressor and a variable speed compressor.

Back to helping the caller with the toilet issue.