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Truckee Meadows Water Authority announces 2013 workshop series

By ThisIsReno

TRUCKEE MEADOWS WATER AUTHORITY NEWS RELEASE – Join Truckee Meadows Water Authority’s (TMWA) Conservation staff for free workshops and tours in 2013. Prepare for the upcoming spring and summer with TMWA’s Irrigation System Start-up on Wednesday, April 3, or on Tuesday, April 9. Both hour-long workshops start at 5:30 p.m. at TMWA’s offices located at 1355 Capital Blvd. in Reno. TMWA’s Conservation Specialists will take participants step-by-step through the process of properly preparing their irrigation system for the summer months.

Then on Saturday, April 13, attend the Landscape Planning and Design Workshop from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Learn how to plan and design water-efficient home landscaping.  Participants will be shown how to create a site-analysis diagram of their home grounds, develop a program for their needs and create a conceptual landscape plan.

In celebration of Arbor Day, Friday, April 26, participate in a self-guided tour covering multiple locations at which participants can observe some of the more noteworthy trees in our area. Participants can then join a group discussion at Rancho San Rafael Park at 3:00 p.m.

All workshops are free and open to TMWA customers. Space is limited and RSVPs are required for all events. RSVP to [email protected], or call 834-8290.

For more information about water-efficient landscaping and conservation, TMWA’s workshop series please visit www.tmwa.com andwww.tmwalandscapeguide.com.

Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) is a not-for-profit water utility, overseen by elected officials from Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. TMWA employs a highly skilled team who ensure the treatment, delivery and availability of high-quality drinking water around the clock for more than 330,000 residents of the Truckee Meadows.