News Stream – May 2019 Edition

May is filled with national awareness and celebration campaigns – American Wetlands Month, Infrastructure Week and National Public Works Week to name a few. Our May edition of News Stream has numerous resources to get you connected with all the information you need to participate and help spread the word about these important aspects of our economy, ecology and communities.

Ever wonder how we manage all the power needed to operate our water, wastewater and solid waste services? Read about our key strategies and initiatives that help conserve energy usage and control costs both now and into the future. And, we’ve got your WFAA Green Segment recap, Member City and Customer event listings, recent news and more. Read the full News Stream on line or download a pdf version at the link below.

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Events:

May 1: Water4Otter Rough Riders Game (Frisco)
May 4: Walk & Talk Bird Tour (Seagoville)
May 4: Plano AsiaFest 2019 (Plano)
May 7: Birds, Bees and Butterflies: Gardening for Wildlife (Richardson)
May 8: WEBINAR: Shade Gardening 
May 11: Mudbug Festival & Fun Run (Seagoville)
May 13:Top 100 Plants for North Texas (Plano)
May 15:Sprinkler Spruce Up Series Part 1: Quick Fixes for Beginners (Plano)
May 18: Smart Yards for North Texas: Talk & Tour (Plano)
May 18: Bunker’s Pond Trail Walk (Seagoville)
May 21: Water4Otter Rough Riders Game (Frisco)
May 22: Water4Otter Rough Riders Game (Frisco)
May 22: Sprinkler Spruce Up Series Part 2: DIY Drip Irrigation (Plano)
May 29: Sprinkler Spruce Up Series Part 3: Take Control of Your Controller(Plano)
May 29: Water4Otter Rough Riders Game (Frisco)
June 1: Butterfly Talk at Heard Museum (McKinney)

Stories

American Wetlands Month – Valuable Resource for Reuse  (watch NTMWD videos about East Fork Water Reuse Project)
Family Fun at Annual John Bunker Sands Wetland Center Mudbug Festival and Fun Run
Invest Now for the Future – Infrastructure Week, May 13-20
Quality of Our Communities Starts with Public Works – National Public Works Week, May 19-25
NTMWD Offers Continuing Education Courses (Wastewater)
Managing Our Energy Infrastructure Costs
NTMWD Fleet Ranks in Top 100 Best Fleets for Americas (North and South America)
Texas Water 2019 Awards and Winners
Save the Date – Next Tour for City Officials (RSVP)
Otis Is Back at the Rough Riders Ballpark
Green Up Your Life, Lawn and Landscape