The city made a repair on my grass / landscaping / irrigation system. When will it be cleaned?
When construction or repair work affects privately owned turf or irrigation systems, it is a work practice of Water Utilities to restore the affected area. In such cases, the property will be restored to a condition as similar to the original condition as possible.

Grass is replaced only after all clean-up and follow-up work has been completed. This includes the replacement of concrete and any other repair required. Since grass is a seasonal commodity, in winter months it is prudent to wait for the growing season to come before grass is planted. When the grass is planted, city employees water it once and then it is the homeowner’s responsibility to keep it watered properly until it begins growing.

Private landscaping in a city easement is typically replaced as a courtesy to the citizens. Landscaping is done as needed. While trees removed from the easement are generally not replaced, other landscaping may be replaced. Water Utilities personnel may be involved with replacement work or the city’s landscape contractor may be assigned to complete the work.

Irrigation repairs are usually completed by the on-site maintenance / repair crew. In most instances, city personnel find it helpful to meet with the homeowner to determine where any damage is and to make sure repairs are done properly. When problems arise outside the scope of work handled by city staff, Water Utilities contacts an irrigation company that is on contract to make repairs at no cost to the homeowner.

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1. How do I know if my bill matches my meter reading?
2. Will it affect my bill if city crews were working on a water line repair on my street?
3. Why do I have milky colored water coming out of my faucet?
4. My water was off due to a water main break or private repair. Now I hear noise in my water line and air is coming from my faucet after I turn the water on. What should I do?
5. Why do I have low pressure in my house?
6. I have had a new meter installed, and my bill has increased. Can I have my meter tested?
7. Why am I always encouraged to conserve water when Water Utilities uses up water flushing fire hydrants?
8. Who is responsible for painting the fire hydrants?
9. The city made a repair in front of my house and left a pile of dirt behind. When will it be cleaned up?
10. The city made a repair at my house and the concrete sidewalk (or street, or driveway) was removed. When will this be fixed?
11. The city made a repair on my grass / landscaping / irrigation system. When will it be cleaned?
12. When do I need to move my car if there is a problem with a pipe under my driveway that needs to be fixed?
13. There was a water break and the water was shut off in my area. Why wasn't I notified?
14. What should I do if my water is off and needs to be turned back on?
15. How long will it take to clean the sewer line with the big trucks?
16. The plumber said the stoppage is on the city side. Will the city fix it?
17. Some drains and toilets work and others do not, what should I do?
18. I have sewage backing up in my house. What should I do?
19. Is water with chlorine in it safe to drink?
20. How hard is Irving's water?
21. Is the fluoride in my drinking water safe?
22. Is it okay to use hot water from the tap for cooking?