New Stream – March 2018

In this month’s edition of News Stream, the final permit for the first major Texas reservoir in nearly 30 years was signed. Learn how this reservoir will impact the region and when construction will begin. Read the 2017 Annual Report that highlights our process and the cities served. Read about our new Lookout Drive Transfer Station in Richardson and it’s state-of-the-art features. Learn how you can landscape with native and adapted plants that need less water and fertilizer to thrive in the intense heat of Texas summers. Watch a video detailing how to get your lawn and landscape ready for spring. Learn how you can participate in the 10th Annual Fix-a-Leak Week as well as World Water Day. Check out all the events and news in this month’s edition of News Stream.


Mar. 3: Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening in North Texas (McKinney)
Mar. 3: Equipment & Techniques for Wildlife & Landscape Photography (Seagoville)
Mar. 17- 18: Collin County Garden Show 2018 (McKinney)
Mar. 19: Water Loss Audit Workshop (Wylie)
Mar. 21: ULandscapeIT: Water Efficient Landscape (Wylie)
Mar. 22: World Water Day
Mar. 22: Board of Directors Meeting (Wylie)
Mar. 28: Green Seminar: Top 100 Plants for North Texas (McKinney)
Apr. 3: Mayor’ s Challenge on  Conservation
Apr. 7: Trash Bash (Richardson)
Apr. 7: Lawn Sprinklers 101 (Allen)
Apr. 13: ULandscapeIT: Water Efficient Landscape (Wylie)
Apr. 14: Saving From a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class (Allen)
Apr. 14: Earth Day (Garland)
Apr. 17: Green Seminar: Landscape Design (McKinney)
Apr. 20-22: Earth Day Texas (Fair Park)


Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir Final Permit Approved
Historic Approval Garners New Coverage from Across Region
2017 Annual Report Highlights Progress and Cities Served
Lookout Drive Transfer Station Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Tour
Forney Pipeline Repaired With No Impacts to Service
March Kicks Off Landscaping Season and Texas SmartScape Month
Ready, Prep… Go! Get Your Lawn and Landscape Ready for Spring
ULandscapeIT Sessions at NTMWD in March and April
2018 Garden Show by Collin County Master Gardeners
Take 10 for 10th Annual Fix-a-Leak Week, March 19-25
Mayor’s Conservation Challenge Kicks Off April 3 in Plano
Local Students Make a Splash at Lego League Regional Competition
Celebrate World Water Day

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News Stream 2018-03