Resources for Schools/Campuses

This list shows all resources relevant to Colleges, ISDs, Schools, and other educational campuses.

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

Conservation and water reuse are critical ways North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) manages a finite supply of water. NTMWD is relying on water conservation as the soure for nearly one-quarter of the future water supplies for their customers.
Basic
This toolkit was created by NCTCOG for outreach purposes and to educate the public on proper OSSF maintenance.
Intermediate
ParkSmart certifies sustainable parking structure design and operation.
Advanced
NCTCOG's regional campaign to reduce the health risks and water quality issues associated with pet waste.
Intermediate

The City of Plano's Green Business Certification (GBC) program recognizes businesses that have taken steps toward sustainability in the areas of general education, waste reduction, energy efficiency, water efficiency, pollution prevention, and sustainable purchasing.

The Water Conservation Rebate Program offers rebates to residents who install rain/freeze sensors, high efficiency toilets, and pressure reducing values.

The Water Wise Landscape Tour is an annual educational tour of residential homes with drought-tolerant, native, and adapted landscapes. The tour is free of charge to residents to visit homes.

Basic plumbing repair and tutorials, available to the public.
Intermediate
The Public Utility Commission of Texas regulates the state's electric and telecommunication utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints. Their mission is to protect customers, foster competition, and promote high quality infrastructure. As part of that mission, they have created the "Power to Choose" website as a tool to assist Texans in shopping for electricity.
Basic
Preliminary Energy Assessments (PEAs) recommend cost-effective resource efficiency measures that an entity can implement to decrease energy/utility consumption and costs. The State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) provides PEAs to municipal and county governments, independent school districts, county hospitals, port authorities, major airports, public water authorities and municipally-owned utilities at no cost! However, SECOs PEA services apply only to public indoor administrative or teaching facilities and infrastructure owned and operated by the public entity requesting the service.
Basic
Take steps to protect your home from freezing temperatures and all the problems that go with it.
Intermediate
The Rainwater Harvesting Supply Calculator calculates the balance of supply and demand for the purpose of correctly sizing a rainwater system.
Basic
The RCCC develops regional code recommendations and promotes the standardization of model construction codes for the North Central Texas Region.
Basic
The Regional Ecosystem Framework, or REF, is a tool that identifies areas of relative ecological importance in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Transportation partners and local governments that are developing infrastructure projects can use the REF as a preliminary screening tool to identify environmental impacts their projects may have and identify mitigation areas to offset any impacts.
Intermediate
The Regional Stormwater Management Program implements a cooperative and comprehensive program to manage stormwater quality issues affecting the region.
Basic
Dallas water utilities resource center provides information on water conservation checklist for the home, brochures, web resources.
Intermediate

The Market Square project focused on a two-building complex in historic downtown San Francisco, California. It involved historic renovation, adaptive use of a historic building, and renovation/integration of a smaller, more contemporary building.  The project is located on a one-block site in the Mid-Market area of downtown San Francisco, an emerging location for tech tenants and new multifamily development.

The lawn and garden are a great place to practice water efficiency. Use them as a clean slate to stimulate creativity in your choice of colorful, drought tolerant plants, shrubs and trees.
Intermediate
The Save Tarrant Water website provides helpful videos and conservation tips to help you save water. Learn more about the Tarrant Regional Water District plans, sign up for events, and more.
Intermediate
Tips from Dallas Water Utilities on how to save water in your bathroom, kitchen, and laundry room.
Basic
Information on how to use water wisely in indoor and outdoor settings. Also, test your knowledge with the Water/Turf IQ quiz.
Intermediate
Provides tips on how to avoid having your outdoor pipes freeze in sub-zero temperatures.
Intermediate
This tool, created by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), incorporates energy efficiency data and renewable energy opportunities to improve data-driven state and county energy planning across the United States.
Intermediate