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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Rescheduled Class: Zen and the Art of Gardening with our Local Soils

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The Think Green...Be Green team is excited to announce that Zen and the Art of Gardening with our Local Soils has been rescheduled for June 16 at 6 p.m. at South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.

Successful gardening means understanding your soil and what...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Litterers Not Invited

Young girl wearing recycling T-shirt picking up litter and putting into trash bag.

As spring arrives in Irving, so have special events and outdoor activities. The City of Irving welcomes Irving residents, visitors, even four-legged friends (as long as they are leashed) to attend and take advantage of the city’s parks and outdoor spaces....

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Help Arlo Reduce Ozone-Forming Emissions

Arlo the Armadillo riding a bike.

Help Arlo and the Think Green … Be Green team reduce ozone-forming emissions from your home or when you take a trip. 

TIPS and Tricks 

  • Work from home, if possible
  • Conserve electricity 
  • Conserve water 
  • Bicycle or walk when yo...
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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Time-of-Day Water Conservation Begins April 1

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To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through O...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Meet Arlo! The ‘AirMadillo’ Who Helps Share Air Quality Information

Arlo Air North Texas Armadillo

Arlo is the Air North Texas mascot who helps share information related to air quality.

Anyone wanting a quick update on the Air Quality Index can just pay special attention to his shell. Green means the air quality is good, Yellow moderate and Red means fo...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Irving’s 2020 Water Quality Report Available Online

Screenshot of top portion of the 2020 Irving Water Quality Report

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act, all water utilities, including the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the Texas Commissi...

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Irving Water Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City of Irving Recognized by EPA for Renewable Energy Efforts

Texas wind energy

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Irving at the Jan. 14 City Council Work Session meeting for the city’s commitment to doubling the use of renewable energy to 100% by 2023. This announcement elevated Irving’s designation in ...

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