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Monday, September 26 - Sunday, October 2
The data from Frisco’s weather station recommends watering once this week for .35 inches, on your regularly scheduled trash collection day.

Time-of-day Watering Guidelines
Irrigation controllers should be set to run before 10 a.m., or after 6 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time (DST). Running your sprinklers in the early morning and evening helps minimize water loss due to evaporation.

Overseeding is Prohibited in Frisco

Save money and water by letting your lawn go dormant this fall and winter. Overseeding your lawn with cool season grasses, such as rye and fescue, is prohibited in the City of Frisco. The exception is for erosion control and public spaces where safety is a concern. (Ordinance 19-04-34 Section 8).
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It may be difficult to believe, but autumn has officially arrived! While we may still experience occasionally warm temperatures, it is time to allow our grasses to enter dormancy, a natural yearly process for healthy lawns.

Winter dormancy allows nature to recharge: lakes replenish and revive while the soil rests and renews its natural supply of organic materials and nutrients.  When soil and plants are not allowed to go dormant, they can become stressed; and a stressed yard generally requires more fertilizer and pesticide, which can be hazardous for our watershed.

When warm season grasses go into a dormant state, they return healthier and thicker the following spring.  To help your lawn in this process, the planting of cool season grasses, such as rye and fescue, are prohibited in the City of Frisco, as defined by the Water Management Plan.

Another benefit of reducing watering and allowing your lawn to go dormant is that your sewer rate is determined based on your water usage during the winter months.  High winter water consumption means that your water bill will be higher throughout the rest of the year.

So, go blonde, Frisco.  Let your lawn go dormant, keep your maintenance fees and water bills low, and stay WaterWise!
You've got questions. Our licensed irrigators have answers, but today our answer comes from our WaterWise Educator & Outreach Coordinator.

This week's question:

Is the City of Frisco going to help me with my water bill after the leak I had?

Answer: 
Water leaks happen to everyone. Eventually pipes get old, wear out, and spring a leak. When this occurs, the City of Frisco does our best to help. If you've experienced a water leak and have gotten it repaired recently, you can submit your proof of repairs to the Utility Billing department and request a Partial Leak Credit.



- Ted Pick, WaterWise Educator & Outreach Coordinator

Want your questions answered? Email us at waterwise@friscotexas.gov.
Water levels in Lavon Lake, our primary water source, remain low. Residents are asked to continue limiting outdoor water use and follow specific guidance from their local provider regarding the timing and frequency of irrigation.

Help Keep Frisco Beautiful this Fall with out Second Annual Stream Clean!

Litter is by far the most common form of stormwater pollution, but YOU can make a difference! If you’re a Frisco family, organization, business, community, or someone who cares: join us for Stream Clean on October 15. Cleanup is from 9-11 a.m.
 
*Volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt, while supplies last!*
Irrigation Sprinkler Checkups - Watch for Changes coming later this year!

Conserve water and save money! Frisco's licensed irrigators offer free inspections to residents. Please be aware that our free Sprinkler Checkup program is extremely popular and there is currently a wait list going through September. 

Use the myFrisco app or call 972-292-5800 to schedule your appointment.
GPCD: Frisco's Water Statistics
The average daily water usage per person in Frisco is known as the GPCD. Calculations are obtained by dividing the total number of gallons used in Frisco by our city's population.

This week in Frisco, the GPCD was 239.
Last week, the GPCD was 232.
2022 Water Quality Report
Frisco water meets with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and exceeds all state and federal drinking water standards. Learn more by reviewing the Superior Rating. The City of Frisco is proud to let its customers know they receive safe, high-quality drinking water. Frisco’s water system has an Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

To learn more about how Frisco keeps your drinking water clean, check out the City's most recent Progress in Motion video!
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