Finding enough money to provide citizens with top-notch facilities and services is always a challenge, especially in these economically trying times. In Frisco, some creative thinking and deft planning has helped relieve some of the pressure on those precious funds.
Effective November 1, the City of Frisco will move to Stage 3 drought restrictions as outlined in its Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Response Plan at the direction of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD).
As Director of Public Works for the City of Frisco, Gary Hartwell spends a lot of time thinking about water. He even goes so far as to take the job home, using his own irrigation system, landscaping and yard as a test site for new equipment and ideas. Over the past few years, “smart” controllers have come and gone, but one part of his system remained constant. “I’ve always had the standard spray heads and some rotors in my backyard,” he said.
Effective August 19, the City of Frisco is moving to Stage 2 drought restrictions in the Frisco Water Management Plan, at the direction of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Frisco’s Stage 2 water restrictions call for a 5% reduction in water use by mandating residents take the following actions: >> Read More