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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Tips for Taking a Winter Vacation from Irrigation

Winter Irrigation

In preparation for cooler temperatures, the Water Utilities Department provides tips for winter lawn care. 

As turf becomes dormant – changing from spring green to fall beige – it is a sign to take a break from weekly watering. Trees, shrubs and d...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Recycle Your Holiday Cooking Oil, Grease

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Irving Water Utilities is hosting an opportunity for residents to protect their homes and community from sewer backups and clogged pipes. 

The 2019 Holiday Grease Roundup will run 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, Nov. 25 through Jan. 6, and residents can ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

Cooler Temperatures Call for Less Irrigation

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Residents may now water lawns between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on assigned watering days. Each year, time-of-day watering restrictions are scheduled to ease between Nov. 1 and April 1 so that residents may water during what is typically the warmest time of the ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Recycling in Irving

Recycling in Irving

In Irving, more than 60,000 tons of garbage ends up in the city landfill annually, with each Irving resident throwing away approximately 3.7 pounds per day. Approximately 80 percent of that waste is potentially recyclable.

Residents receiving city solid wa...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Mulching Leaves Keeps Nutrients in the Soil

Leaf Mulching

Cooler weather equals falling leaves, and your lawn and gardens will benefit from proper leaf management.

Correct Leaf Management

  1. The best leaf management is to mow and mulch leaves into the turf. Using a mulching mower is best but not essential. Turf can t...
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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Blue Recycling Bags, Trash Bags Available at Rec Centers, City Hall

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The City of Irving reminds residents to “think blue” when using their curbside recycling service. In Irving’s blue bag recycling program, items intended for recycling go into translucent blue bags. Trash can be placed in any ...

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