Join us for “Smart Watering During Restrictions”

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115 Smart Watering During Restrictions Learn how to keep your lawn and landscape alive during drought restrictions.  Join us for “Smart Watering During Restrictions” on Thursday, May 30 from at 6-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extention Center located at 17360 on Coit Road in Dallas. This program will give a general overview on Drip Irrigation, New Water …

Keep Your Lawn Alive and Healthy

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KEEPING YOUR LAWN ALIVE DURING DROUGHT Homeowners know how important water is to maintaining healthy lawns. During times of drought, however, local water supplies can become so depleted that cities must enact drought contingency plans to conserve water. These plans approved by the state, set forth restrictions for water use based on water supply, lake levels and weather conditions. You …

Drought Proofing Your Landscape

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Drought Proofing Your Landscape Many cities are implementing drought plans and beginning mandatory water restrictions which limit landscape irrigation to 2 days a week or less. Visit your city’s website to review and learn drought plans and make preparations to comply by acclimating your landscape to the recommended or mandatory conservation practices. Many drought plans have stages and each stage …

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Stage 3 Restrictions, June 1

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Stage 3 Restrictions, June 1 Stage 3 Restrictions limit outdoor watering to once-per-week, if necessary. The watering day schedule is based on location within the residential trash collection day zone and applies to both residential and non-residential water customers.  The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board of Directors voted to initiate Stage 3 of the NTMWD Water Conservation and Drought Contingency …

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How To Adjust a Sprinkler Timer

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Using an automated sprinkler timer to run a sprinkler system can ensure that trees and plants get watered consistently without under or overwatering. Sprinkler timers can be automatically set up forspecific times and on specific days to comply with the City of Frisco water use rules. Sprinkler controllers, also called timers, should be monitored regularly an d adjusted when there is a …