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The City of Frisco WaterWise Program hosts a variety of workshops for Frisco residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, access the workshop links below.

 

2014 Workshops

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SPRINKLER SYSTEM QUICK FIXES
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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This program teaches the very basics on repairs and maintenance to home sprinkler systems. A properly functioning sprinkler system saves you time, money, and water!

DRIP IRRIGATION DIY
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Water slower, deeper, and more efficiently with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. You will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and is essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.

SAVING FROM A RAINY DAY - MAKING A RAIN BARREL
Thursday, August 7, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Does your rain just run off? Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment.Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their own 55-gallon rain barrel. Cost: $50 per barrel.

LANDSCAPE BASICS
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is your landscape brown and crispy? Learn to create and install a water efficient landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, native and adaptive plant selection, and how to design and plan a small or large project. Plant list provided.

LAWN CARE MAINTENANCE
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides.

 

QUESTIONSFor questions, please email waterwise@friscotexas.gov. 

View the Healthy Lawns 101 Workshop Presentation, held February 19, 2014, at the City of Frisco Public Works Department.

City of Frisco, Texas
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center

6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Frisco, Texas 75034
972-292-5000
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