April 3, 2007

Updated bulk trash info and water restrictions

Please note the changes below to water restrictions, as well as bulk trash for the month of April.

The graphic above details that bulk trash will not be collected during the week of the fifth Monday. If ever in doubt, you can always check the city website to clarify when the L streets neighborhood is scheduled for bulk trash pick up. Please see http://maps.dallascityhall.com/ for more information or dial 311.

(Credit: http://www.dallascityhall.com/pdf/san/BulkTrash_april07.pdf)

City of Dallas - Water restrictions:
(per http://www.dallascityhall.com/pdf/pio/water_conservation.pdf

Customers are reminded to adhere to the following guidelines:
• Don’t water your yard between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1 through October 31.
• Don’t water during any form of precipitation.
• Don’t allow your sprinkler system to water driveways, sidewalks or streets.
• Don’t waste water by allowing runoff onto a street or other drainage area when you’re watering.
• Do hand water or use a soaker hose. Both are permitted at any time.
• Do maintain your sprinkler system. Repair broken, missing or misdirected sprinkler heads.
• Do remember that automatic sprinkler system owners are required to have rain and freeze sensors installed.
• Do remember to monitor your total water usage. If you use more than 15,000 gallons a month, you must pay a surcharge on the amount above 15,000.

Violations can result in fines of $250 to $2,000 per incident. First offenders will be issued a warning. For water saving tips, go to www.savedallaswater.com or call 214-670-3155.