News Stream – November 2019

In this edition of News Stream, we’ve got timely information about upcoming water industry conferences, switching your  automatic sprinklers off until spring and information about a couple of propositions on the November 5 ballot. There’s also links for new resources provided by the American Water Works Association and Texas AWWA, grants available from North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the upcoming Holiday Grease Round Up from November 25 to January 6.

As always, we’ve included a listing of Member City and Customer event listings, recent news and more.

Read the full News Stream online or download a pdf version at the link below.



Nov. 1: Arbor Day (Plano)
Nov. 2: Fall Plant Swap (Rockwall)
Nov. 2: Fall Waterways Cleanup (Plano)
Nov. 2: Tree Fest (Plano)
Nov. 3-7Water Quality Technology Conference (Dallas)
Nov. 6: Green Home Habits (McKinney)
Nov. 7Bring your Recycling Questions to Town Hall (Plano)
Nov. 9: Mesquite Recycles Day (Mesquite)
Nov.16: Texas Recycles Day (National)
Nov. 25-Jan 6: Holiday Grease Roundup


Treat your lawn right by following this Halloween trick on outdoor watering
North Texas Regional Water Conservation Symposium Nov. 7
Congrats to Allen, Frisco and Plano!
Water infrastructure & flood preparedness on November ballot
Shining the light on personnel – Imagine a Day Without Water
Rangers celebrated at board meeting
Don’t pour holiday grease down drains
Grants available through NCTCOG
Texas AWWA launches new career center
AWWA offers video safety training
Exciting news about Bois d’Arc Lake