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Posted on: June 1, 2020

"Past Due" Utility Notices Suspended

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, the City of Allen has temporarily stopped mailing customers “past due” notices for their City utilities including water, sewer and trash collection services. These notices are sent to customers wh...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Save on Smart Gardening Supplies

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Get a head start on your gardening efforts with 25% discounts on bagged and bulk products from Texas Pure Products.

Available products include several varieties of compost, planting mix, mulch and more.

This discount is available September 14-30 and only ap...

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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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Learn more at CityofAllen.org/WaystoSave. Water Conservation News
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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