Posted on: March 13, 2017

Annual Chlorine Maintenance Could Affect Taste, Smell of Water


The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has scheduled a free chlorine maintenance on the NTMWD Wylie water transmission system and customers’ distribution systems from March 15 to April 10. The free chlorine maintenance does not affect water qual...

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Learn more about water quality in Allen.
Posted on: March 3, 2017

#AllenHashtagAlong Talks Trash

CWD driver with truck

Residents are getting an exclusive look inside Allen's waste management services via the City's Twitter account.

The feature, dubbed #AllenHashtagAlong, highlights a different City department each month. By following @CityofAllenTX, residents can...

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Missed it on Twitter? Catch a wrap-up on Storify.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Welcome Spring at Earthfest Allen


Pack a picnic and join us for a free family adventure! Earthfest Allen is a celebration of the great outdoors and a healthy community, hosted each year by the City of Allen and Keep Allen Beautiful. Unplug on a nature walk, dig for dinosaur bones, fly a F...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Start Spring Cleaning Now!

Stacks of boxes, furniture and other donated items

Clean out your closets, clear out the garage and get ready for the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 15.

This massive cleanup event gives Allen utility customers an opportunity to dispose or donate nearly anything. Volunteers will help unload all a...

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View event flyer with map of collection stations.
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Beautification by the Numbers

moms and kids picking up trash along trail

Keep Allen Beautiful collected 131 tons of litter and recyclables in 2016 – that’s roughly the same weight as fifty Ford 150 pickup trucks!

Dr. Susan Ponder, chair of the Keep Allen Beautiful (KAB) board, reported on the organization’...

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Get involved with Keep Allen Beautiful.

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Register for the Sustainable Landscape Series this Spring

friends gardening on a patio

Do you love gardening and want to be more successful at it? The City of Allen’s Water Conservation Division offers you sure-fire ways to achieve your goals in the garden.

The workshop Native & Adaptive Plants teaches you the best plants to put in you...

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