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Posted on: October 7, 2020

City of Allen Water Conservation Wins WaterSense® Excellence Award

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized City of Allen Water Conservation with a 2020 WaterSense Excellence Award for promoting WaterSense and water efficiency in 2019.

Winning agencies were honored in a virtual award ceremony on Wedne...

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Water Conservation News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Who Knew? Questions and Answers on Water Use

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The Public and Media Relations staff have been posting and sharing landscaping and watering tips for months to benefit both your lawn and water bill this summer. We are sharing information from our own Water Conservation pages and Sustainable Landscape Se...

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Water Conservation News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Using Sprinklers Too Often Wastes More than Just Water

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Take control of your water use by learning how to set and check your sprinkler controller. 

Look for signs of unexpected sprinkler settings

In many cases of high water use, improper controller programming—including unexpected second or th...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Who Controls Your Sprinkler System: You or Mother Nature?

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Weather changes have a great impact on Allen’s water use, especially for homeowners with SMART sprinkler controllers. Here’s how average temperatures, average rainfall and the speed at which water evaporates due to other factors (such ...

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Find more ways to control summer water use. Water Conservation News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Daytime Watering Restrictions in Effect Through Oct. 31

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From April 1 to October 31, sprinkler use is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. This helps reduce water lost to evaporation.

Sprinklers/irrigation systems may be used up to twice per week on assigned watering days, as needed. This includes sprinklers a...

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