Glossary: W-X

Water Saving #

Reuses water from roofs and downspout disconnects; design potentially provides savings to commercial property owners through DWSD’s current commercial rate structure.

Weeding #

Removing unwanted plants

Wildflower #

A flower growing freely without human intervention, meaning it is not necessarily planted by a person. Wildflowers are designated by cultural perception and not through legislation.

Woody (plants) #

Vegetation, such as trees, shrubs, and vines, who create wood as a structural tissue. (This means their trunks become hard over time.)