The state of California recently announced it was easing up on water restrictions imposed last year during one of the worst droughts in recent memory. When it comes to water here in New England, we've been far luckier—but that doesn't mean there aren't steps you can take to make the water usage in your own home smarter and more efficient.

That's where Kevin O'Connor and Richard Trethewey come in. The 'Ask This Old House' duo took our questions and yours on the best eco-friendly landscaping, fixing up old pipes, and whether you should switch from municipal water to your own well (hint: you shouldn't.)

To hear their advice, tune in to Boston Public Radio above.