Category: Environment

Summer Water Conservation Still in Place Amidst Rain 

As temperatures cool and rain is finally falling in Richardson, the Water Department would like to remind residents to be sure to put your sprinkler system on “manual” or utilize a rain sensor so as not to water during rain.

Tour “Our” Wetland Tomorrow Morning 

Head southeast about 40 minutes from Richardson to explore the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, located in the middle of the North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) 2,000-acre East Fork Wetland Project.

Halff Employees Beautify Creek, Park

More than 20 employees and family members from local planning and design firm Halff recently spent a sunny morning picking up trash in McKamy Spring Park and along the nearby Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek as part of Halff’s Community Initiative and the City’s Community & Corporate Environmental Cleanup Program.

Free Waterwise Sprinkler/Landscaping Information Available Online 

The North Texas Municipal Water District is now partnering with Water is Awesome, a public outreach campaign that shares educational resources on water-saving methods, smart irrigation, native and adapted plants (that are more likely to survive in drought conditions), and landscaping.

Recycling Blue Bag Giveaways Scheduled for September

Public Services staff will be at Walmart Neighborhood Market, 1501 Buckingham Rd., each week this month on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons beginning Sept. 12, handing out free blue recycling bags and spreading the word about the benefits of recycling.