If learning to program your sprinkler controller, spot irrigation leaks, and trim your water bills rank high among your summer goals, you’ll want to attend one of three free workshops hosted by College Station Water Services as part of Smart Irrigation Month. Each participating household will receive a rain gauge, soil moisture meter, and $25 gift card to a home improvement store to get you on the way to saving water. The first seminar is Saturday! Continue reading Six terrific reasons to attend a free sprinkler workshop
Twice in recent weeks – even before the heavy rain stopped – I was contacted by several homeowner associations after residents complained about slippery, algae-covered sidewalks caused by irrigation runoff. Apparently, some irrigation systems are in dire need of a Sprinkler Spruce Up. Continue reading A free way to spruce up your sprinklers and save money
By Jennifer Nations, Water Resource Coordinator
If learning how to program your sprinkler controller and saving on your water bills rank high among your summer goals, you’ll want to attend one of two free workshops conducted this week by College Station Water Services.
The first session is Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility at 1603 Graham Rd. and the second is Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. at Pebble Creek Country Club. We’ll also provide light refreshments and door prizes.
UPDATE (6/25): Thursday’s session has been cancelled. Continue reading “3 reasons to attend a lawn irrigation workshop”
Jennifer Nations, the City of College Station’s esteemed water resource coordinator — known by many as, simply, the “water chick” – got a nice thank you call from a resident this morning.
With July being Smart Irrigation Month, this is the perfect time to improve the efficiency of your outdoor irrigation system. The use of smart technologies can help you maintain beautiful landscapes while maximizing efficiency – and that means significant reductions on your monthly water bill. These water saving tips are useful whether you make the changes yourself or use a licensed irrigator: