Education & Online Resources
The 2018 Sustainable Landscape Series is Here!
Lawn Sprinklers 101
Water use from sprinkler systems typically is the cause for high water bills, and many times it is from a system that has not been maintained. Let Gail Donaldson, Water Conservation Manager show you the basics of your sprinkler system and simple do-it-yourself repairs and/or when to call the experts in order to save water and your high water bill.
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Saving From a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class
This class is a barrel of fun! This class is hands-on building your own rain barrel. Professionals from Texas A&M AgriLife Water University will teach you the basics and benefits from rainwater harvesting, reduce Stormwater effects, best methods for collecting rain water and uses and walk you through your own barrel building. This class has a fee of $50.00 for each rain barrel that must be paid in advance to Texas A&M AgriLife.
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $50 for each barrel
SMART and Not so SMART Sprinkler Controllers
Confused about your landscape sprinkler controller? Wanting to replace your current controller with a SMART one? Then this class is for you. Gail Donaldson, Water Conservation Manager will introduce you to features of many types of sprinkler controllers, best programs for healthy landscapes, cycle and soak method of watering, and introducing SMART and Not So SMART sprinkler controllers to help you decide if you need to replace your current controller.
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Looking Back: The Sustainable Landscape Series
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The Sustainable Landscape Series
The Water Conservation Division offers many valuable lessons and materials for our youth. Whether you are an A.I.S.D. instructor or mentor, scout leader, PTA affiliate or home school teacher, the primary goal of our program is to educate on the importance of water. Through our programs we hope students will:
- Evaluate water resources and conservation techniques
- Critically think about our water supply and future demands
- Inspire change