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Seminars offer savings in water — and money

Posted Feb. 15, 2016

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Using less water is not only good for the environment, it’s also great for saving some extra dollars.

The Fort Worth Water Department, in partnership with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, is hosting a series of monthly free seminars highlighting how to save water in your landscape.

Through these seminars, you will learn:

  • How to keep landscapes healthy even with water restrictions.
  • How to plan and grow a water-saving garden/landscape.
  • How to perform irrigation checkups and make minor repairs and adjustments to your system.
  • Why drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method.

Seminars begin March 3 and run through November. All seminars are at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Review a list of seminars and register.

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Dive-In Movie at Forest Park Pool: 6:30 p.m. July 30, 2016; Forest Park Pool, 2212 Forest Park Lane.
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Big Fossil Creek Wastewater Main Project Meeting: 2 p.m. Aug. 1, 2016; City of Fort Worth Water Department, 1000 Throckmorton St - 2nd Floor of City Hall - Conference Room 225.

DFW International Airport - Operations Committee: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport - Finance/Audit Committee: 12:45 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport - Concessions/Commercial Development Committee: 1 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee: 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Public Hearing Hyde Park: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; City Hall Council Chamber, 1000 Thockmorton Street.
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Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Public Improvement District #1 Advisory Board: 9 a.m. Aug. 3, 2016; Suite 100, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc Offices, 777 Taylor St .
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4 - Southside: 2 p.m. Aug. 3, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 3, 2016; Fort Worth Employees Retirement Fund, 3801 Hulen St, Suite 101.
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DFW International Airport - Regular Board Meeting : 8:30 a.m. Aug. 4, 2016; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Downtown Design Review Board - Public Hearing: 2 p.m. Aug. 4, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission - Retreat: 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 2016; Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet Street.
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Gardening for Wildlife Water-Saving Seminar: 6 p.m. Aug. 4, 2016; Iris Room, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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