As of Nov. 1, watering lawns with sprinklers is limited to one day a week. Customers may choose which day of the week they water, based on need. Grass goes dormant during the winter months and rarely requires additional watering.
Garland Power & Light customers will pay less for electricity starting Oct. 1, 2015. With residential customers using an annual average of 1300 kWh per month, consumers will see monthly bills decrease on average from $140.04 to $130.29, for a savings of $9.75 per month or $117 per year.
On April 20, 2015 the Garland City Council decided to follow North Texas Municipal Water District's twice a week watering schedule. Garland water customers will be allowed to water their lawns with sprinklers two days a week.
The partnership between the City of Garland’s GREAT Homes Program and Green Extreme Homes has earned the Audrey Nelson Community Development Award from the National Community Development Association. The award was presented in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2015.
Garland is home to a national role model for energy efficiency. A 1953 home in Garland’s English Estates neighborhood is the first to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home program as a high performance certified retrofit.
If you’re looking for tips for a healthy, safe and efficient lifestyle, mark your calendar for Garland’s annual Healthy Living Expo! This year's Expo includes several new features, such as the Stop & Learn sessions, which will be presented at various exhibitor booths throughout the event. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd.
Flu shots, health screenings and much more are available at Garland’s annual Healthy Living Expo. “Healthy You” exhibitors will offer a variety of free health screenings, including vision, hearing, bone density, blood pressure, cholesterol and more.
Effective Sept. 1, Garland Water Utilities customers will be allowed to water their lawns with sprinklers or irrigation systems one day a week through the end of October. Customers will be allowed to water their lawn on their designated garbage collection day.
Due to limited water supplies, the City of Garland is operating under Stage 3 watering restrictions. Irrigation of landscapes with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems will be limited to one day every other week based on your Recycling Schedule.
The July/August edition of the Garland City Press is on its way to your mailbox and available online. This edition contains a special four-page insert – the City’s annual water quality report. Check it out!
Due to the damage to trees and vegetation caused by the recent winter storm, Environmental Waste Services will not be able to pick up all the tree limbs and other excessive brush on the regular collection schedule.
If you’re looking for tips for a healthy, safe and environmentally friendly lifestyle, mark your calendar for Garland’s annual Healthy Living Expo. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd.
With the re-opening of the Transfer Station, located at 1434 Commerce St., Environmental Waste Services announces that the disposal facility’s new operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Saturdays.