Resources for Other Public Entities

This list shows all resources relevant to public entities other than municipalities.

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

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. 

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
The Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools model the impacts of green infrastructure on watersheds, air quality, and energy consumption.
Advanced
The Green Power Partnership (GPP) is a voluntary EPA program that encourages the voluntary use of green power as a means of accelerating the growth of the U.S. renewable energy market.
Intermediate
The Green Vehicle Guide is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) guide to clean and efficient vehicles and related resources.
Basic
Watershed Protection Plans (WPP) are useful to water quality planning because they contain management measures to reduce pollutants and public education and outreach programs that were developed with stakeholder input. These measures and outreach programs may be useful ideas to others.
Intermediate

Buffalo Bayou Promenade is a 23-acre urban park and recreation area that transformed an overgrown, trash-soaked urban greyfield into a thriving waterfront. The $15 million landmark project both improved flood control capacity and transformed a marginalized space beneath the freeway into a safe, welcoming place for pedestrians.

Video explaining the best way to collect and transport used cooking oil for recycling.
Intermediate
Spanish-language video explaining the best way to collect and transport used cooking oil for recycling.
Intermediate
How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing: Subzero temperatures can cause even interior pipes to freeze.
Intermediate
The Institute for Market Transformation promotes increasing the energy efficiency of buildings through research, programs, and policies.
Intermediate
The iSWM Program for Construction and Development is a cooperative initiative that assists cities and counties to achieve their goals of water quality protection, streambank protection, and flood mitigation, while also helping communities meet their construction and post-construction obligations under state stormwater permits.
Basic
InVEST software provides valuations of ecosystem services and assesses how environmental impacts can alter the benefits they provide to humans.
Advanced
The Irrigation Association's Smart Irrigation outreach Toolkit educates customers about water-use efficiency, promotes irrigation products and best practices that minimize peak water use and reduce demands on infrastructure, and provides real solutions to today's water challenges.
Basic
To share methods that can be used to identify trash sources along waterways.
Intermediate
To share methods that can be used to identify trash sources along waterways.
Intermediate
Kid's Corner: Fun ways to learn how to save water. Get kids involved in conservation efforts.
Intermediate