The leadership of Safer Water North Texas will provide the background story to their group that grew to 12 thousand members in three weeks. They will also share the future goals for the group. There will be a SWNTX table to fill out the survey and talk with leaders of the group.

The city of Fort Worth is drafting an Environmental Master Plan with long range strategies to guide the city's environmental programs and services. Join the series of community conversations 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..

These topics will be discussed: 

May 21, 2018 – Litter Management & Control

May 24, 2018 – Hazardous Materials

May 29, 2018 – Water Quality

May 30, 2018 – Land Quality, Site Reclamation & Brownfields

May 31, 2018 – Air Quality

The DIY Sprinkler Expo is a free event to 

Learn the basics of a sprinkler system, easy repairs, new technology and upgrades, landscape recommendations from Master Gardeners, and more.

Free.

Join us for a one hour presentation given by a team member from the School of Permaculture who will introduce you to the topics outlined below;

- What is Permaculture?

- Rainwater harvesting

- Gray water bed filtration and use

- Suburban food forests

- Composting

- Permaculture Gardening

Please bring a blanket, class will take place outdoor on the lawn.

Lake Forest Farm Market will open at 9 a.m. Come early or stay after to support our farmers and artisans. Local produce and goods will be available for purchase.

Erin Brockovich and Bob Bowcock will discuss current concerns regarding water quality and water safety in North Texas in a Town Hall style meeting.

$20.

Learn basic design principles, plant placement, and all about the newest hardscape trends so you can “do it yourself” and save big! Transform your landscape into a beautiful low maintenance, water efficient landscape. Learn tips on how to use the ULandscapeIT tool on WaterUniversity.tamu.edu to become your own landscape designer.

Free. Register online.

Did you know that the average American home loses 14 percent of their water use to leaks?  Learn how you can perform do-it-yourself minor repairs to save water and help lower your water bill. Below are some of the topics that will be covered at the workshop: 

-Replacing toilet fill and flush valves and flappers

-Fixing leaky faucets

-Installing faucet aerators and low-flow showerheads

-Water Conservation tips

Free.

The Fort Worth Runners Club in partnership with the city of Fort Worth and EPA on this race to promote awareness to fix leaks and stop wasting water.

7:45 AM - Free Kids 1K Fun Run

8 AM  - 5K Run/Walk race (timed, awards, T-shirt included)

10 AM - Free 5K Fun Run/Walk (untimed, no T-shirt)

Race Day Registration begins at 7 AM at the Race Site

articipants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home. This class is hands on DIY where each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel at $50 dollars each. Rain barrels are recycled food-grade containers and are roughly 24 inches wide by 36 inches tall.

Register online.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

9:00am to 3:00pm 

Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting/Catchment

Topics

Collection Potential: How much water can I collect? 

What do I do when I run out of rainwater? 

Parts of a Rainwater System

Rainwater Storage Tanks: Which type is right for me? 

Building a System: Can I do it myself? or do I need a professional? Selecting a Rainwater Harvesting professional? 

 

Friday, January 26, 2018

9:00am to 3:00pm

Rainwater Harvesting/Catchment Advanced Technical Aspects

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