During this weekend’s sales tax holiday, you can purchase certain water- and energy-efficient products through Memorial Day. Tax-exempt items are things you can use to help conserve or retain groundwater (where College Station’s water comes from), recharge water tables, or decrease ambient air temperature to reduce evaporation. Continue reading Sales tax holiday weekend: Save money, water
The return of sunny, warm weather also means it an ideal time to make your home and landscape more efficient. The Texas Comptroller’s Office has declared a sales tax holiday from Saturday through Monday on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products. Continue reading Sales tax holiday can save you money — and water
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch. Continue reading 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
If you’re among the more than 500 College Station residents who’ve signed up to receive irrigation notices from Brazos Valley WaterSmart, you’ve seen the impact of the innovative program on your water bill. It’s not surprising that others across the state have noticed our miracle on the Brazos. Last week, Brazos Valley WaterSmart received the prestigious Blue Legacy Award from the Texas Water Development Board as part of “Texas Water Day at the Capitol” in Austin. Continue reading State honors BV WaterSmart for conservation impact
Today is the fourth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. The Value of Water Campaign is helping hundreds of organizations across the country host events and spearhead projects aimed at raising awareness about the crucial need for investing in our nation’s water infrastructure. Continue reading Can you imagine a day without water?
If learning how to program your sprinkler controller, spot irrigation leaks, and cut your water bills rank high (or at least somewhere) among your summer goals, you’ll want to attend one of College Station Water Services’ free summer workshops. The first one is Saturday, followed by additional sessions on July 21 and August 4. Each workshop is from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the College Station Utilities Meeting and Training Facility at 1603 Graham Rd. Continue reading Summer workshops are the key to smart yard irrigation