Resources for Municipalities

This list shows all resources relevant to municipalities.

You can filter the results by selecting one or more resource types using the form below.

An infographic with pictures and easy-to-follow instructions about how to repair common household water leaks.
Intermediate
Easy to read infographic that provides recommendations to people on how to be more green when taking care of their pets.
Basic
Texans are encouraged to do their part to conserve water. This PSA includes tips to help Texans save water and money. For more tips visit TakeCareOfTexas.org
Intermediate
Make a teacher's job easier with high quality, FREE resources to help teach students how they can do their part to Take Care of Texas. Project interactive activities and PDFs are available for you to use on your classroom whiteboard.
Intermediate
Target Finder assesses energy performance of commercial building designs and existing structures.
Advanced
Weather patterns and demand on water supplies vary dramatically across the state. When dry conditions are prolonged, it can put a strain on all uses. Here is information to help you make better decisions about water use, including surface and groundwater regulations, and emergency procedures.
Intermediate
This website provides information to the general public on how to best maintain an on-site sewage facility (OSSF) or septic system.
Basic
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center education activities are focused on urban needs in planning and implementing strategies for convenience, quality of life, economic attractiveness, and sustainable stewardship of natural resources.
Basic
In 2016, Texas updated its statewide energy codes placing local governments in the position of power to implement and enforce them within their jurisdictions. Energy codes are adopted statewide and serve as the baseline for all building practices. The local adoption of energy and building codes proves challenging for industries to remain informed of when code changes occur. Therefore it is up to the local jurisdictions to provide clear instruction to enable code compliance. With over 1,200 cities, towns and villages that have the authority to implement energy codes, it is important to equip these local governments with the proper tools and resources.
The Texas Living Waters Conservation Scorecard highlights which Texas water utilities are doing well in their effort to advances water conservation and which regions need more conservation effort.
Basic
The Municipal Water Conservation Recommendations provide suggestions for common-sense water conservation measures to cities and local water utilities.
Basic
Used to create awareness regarding the importance of incorporating green space into urban plan.
Basic
TREIA seeks to advance the growth of the renewable energy industry in Texas.
Intermediate
The Texas SmartScape program educates citizens on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The program also promotes education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for citizens' benefit.
Basic
The Texas Trees Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to create an urban forest by planting trees on public streets, boulevards, and rights-of-way and to improve parks and public natural green spaces.
Basic
The Texas Trees Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to create an urban forest by planting trees on public streets, boulevards, and rights-of-way and to improve parks and public natural green spaces.
Basic
The Texas Water DFund provides financial assistance for water supply, wastewater, and flood control projects.
Intermediate
TWRI provides solutions to water quality and quantity issues in Texas.
Intermediate
This tool is intended to help local government officials screen tools and resources designed to measure the emissions, energy, and economic impacts of current and prospective initiatives at both the government operations and community-wide scales.
This page provides links to various current and recurring grant opportunities and incentives for clean technology and infrastructure. Funding programs that address air quality, such as clean vehicle projects, are available from a number of federal, state, local, and non-profit entities.
Basic
This regional effort includes resources to get involved with litter cleanup, including "Adopt a Spot" and volunteer opportunities.
Basic
Many different strategies are used to help stakeholders improve water quality of an area, including a low impact development (LID) approach, and implementation of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) into the urban and rural environment.
Intermediate