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.

This simple calculator estimates how much water, energy, and money can be saved by installing WaterSense labeled products in a home or apartment building.
These recommendations provide a list of measures that local governments can pursue to act more water-consciously and to educate communities on efficient water use.
Provides a self-paced training on watershed matters.
Basic
To guide planners, urban designers, and developers on green infrastructure for urban developments.
Basic
Provides worksheets and activities for educators to use in classrooms. Spanish language worksheets available.
Intermediate
Household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year we hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week.
Intermediate
For EPA/state inspectors and owners of private sewage systems
Advanced
A case study outlining measures taken by e South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) to improve water quality.
Intermediate

The City of Eluess installed electrification poles to provide wayside power for both ambulances and firetrucks when parked at the Fire Department's remote training faclity.

EV Everywhere facilitates knowledge about electric vehicle (EV) workplace charging so that employers and employees can determine if it is right for their organization and locate pertinent resources to help install and manage workplace charging.
The Energy Efficiency for Water Utilities Factsheet is designed to assist water and wastewater treatment providers in addressing the water-energy nexus, or energy usage within water utility operations. The factsheet provides resources and opportunities for energy savings among water utilities across all stages of operation.
Intermediate
A brief video that focuses on other fats, oils, and greases that should not be put in drains, such as icing, meat fats, butter, and sauces.
Intermediate

ECO Modern Flats is a 96-unit multifamily rental project on a 2.9-acre site in Fayetteville, Arkansas, home to the University of Arkansas. The rental project includes both sustainable design and wellness features and has been targeted to an underserved rental market of young professionals 20 to 30 years of age.

Fleets for the Future (F4F) coordinates regional and national scale procurement initiatives designed to consolidate bulk orders of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Advanced
The Fort Worth Water Department supports the Save Fort Worth Water outreach campaign to provide educational resources to residents and surrounding communities.
Basic

The Fort Worth Nature Center parking lot design provides storage areas for storm water runoff and diverting storm water runoff away from the edges of the paved areas while achieving the iSWM goals and providing the Nature Center the many benefits of bioswales.

The Community Captain Program is a grassroots volunteer network who help to spread the message about water conservation and the protection of our water supply in the community. It recruits WaterWise Community Captains for every neighborhood in Frisco; they are responsible for sharing water efficiency information with neighbors. 

The Smart Controller Program allows for the City of Frisco's licensed irrigators to check irrigation systems for inefficiencies, set the controller to current watering recommendations, subscribe the resident to the WaterWise emails, and create a partnership with residents for educational purposes. 

From Policy to Reality is a report that evaluates the state of municipal water conservation and efficiency in the state of Texas.
Basic
FuelEconomy.gov is the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information.
Basic
Get visual: Watersmart video resources for residents and public outreach.
Intermediate
Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
Basic
Green Dallas is a resource for air quality information, climate change, energy, food, land, waste & litter, and water.
Basic
Green Globes certifies sustainable high-performance buildings while providing customized guidance throughout the process.
Advanced
The Green Infrastructure Funding Opportunities page provide information on federal funding opportunities and funding tools for green infrastructure projects.
Intermediate