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Texas Trees Face Tough Road Ahead

By Maria Bargellini It official, 2011 was the driest year on record and the second hottest.  It is estimated that throughout Texas we lost as much as half a billion trees. That’s 500 million beautiful living trees people. Tough to imagine it getting hotter than last year or losing that amount of trees on a yearly basis. Estimates […]

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Lawn Sprinklers Dallas

We now have a site dedicated exclusively for our Irrigation services. Lawn Sprinklers Dallas.Com was created to offer our clients and the public at large, information on sprinkler related topics such as: installation, repair, backflow testing, water audits, system upgrades, drainage solutions, and most importantly water conservation. There you will find blog posts on a variety of helpful […]

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Water Conservation Dallas: Volunteer Drain Marking Project

By Maria Bargellini of Dallas Curb Appeal Inc. Have a creek in your back yard or in your community? Ever wonder where all the water comes from? Well here’s some useful information. Everything that goes into our storm drains ends up in our creeks, rivers, and lakes. Unfortunately most people don’t realize that dumping things […]

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Water Conservation videos

Water Conservation videos Here are some videos to help you keep your children inform and hopefully motivate them to conserve more water. Enjoy the videos Kids water conservation song—very cute! The water conservation rap

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The City of Frisco –Watering Info

The City of Frisco –Watering Info Frisco’s Dr. Drip water conservation Video Frisco is leading the way with it’s efforts to conserve water. Here are some helpful links to help you get the most out of the information they provide. For the most part the weather in Frisco isn’t much different then in Dallas County. […]

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Free Sprinkler Checks in Dallas

GET A FREE IRRIGATION SYSTEM CHECK-UP! NO STRINGS ATTACHED! by SaveDallasWater.Com As a service to our customers, Dallas Water Utilities is conducting FREE automatic irrigation system check-ups. The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has determined that homes with in-ground automatic irrigation systems use 35% more water than those without irrigation systems. And those households using […]

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Sprinkler Dallas: Smart Controllers

Sprinkler Dallas: Smart Controllers By Maria Bargellini Dallas Landscape and Irrigation Contractor The Smart controllers are a fantastic invention. These controllers are also referred to as ET (Evapotranspirational) controllers. This big fancy 2 part word has been created to describe the incorporation of Evaporation (change from liquid to vapor)  and Transpiration-(plant’s water loss). The Smart Controller is […]

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How to do your own sprinkler check

How to do your own sprinkler check By Gino Bargellini Licensed Irrigator, Backflow Inspector, Certified auditor The key to successfully irrigating your lawn or landscape is to make sprinkler checks routine. If you do not have the time you can hire a professional to come or you can simple turn on your sprinklers periodically to […]

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How to do your own water audit

How to do your own water audit By Gino Bargellini Licensed Irrigator, BackFlow Inspector, and Certified Water Auditor The landscape water audit is an effective tool for maximizing water use efficiency for both homes and commercial landscapes and lawns. Some municipalities require water audits before a certificates of occupancy can be issued on commercial properties. You […]

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How much should I water My Lawn? – Specific Info.

How much should I water My Lawn? Specific Info. By Gino Bargellini Licensed Irrigator, Backflow inspector, certified water auditor These 4- steps are designed to help you figure out whats best for your particular lawn. Everyone has different conditions. By using these simple steps you will be able to determine how efficient your system is, […]

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