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Q&A: Extreme Weather and Water in The Woodlands

Woodlands Water sets the record straight on the local impact of the drought, record heat THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 21, 2023 – As the prolonged drought has triggered outdoor watering restrictions throughout the state, not every community is affected the same, according to The Woodlands Water Agency, which offers the

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Compost – The Secret to a Beautiful Lawn

by John Geiger Hands down, the most critical component to a healthy, lush, green lawn is healthy soil – loose, full of air, full of microbes and rich in organic matter. It’s a place where roots can spread deeply, and organisms thrive. And what’s the most efficient way to achieve

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What are PFAS and are they in our drinking water?

PFAS stands for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. They are a group of human-made chemicals that have been widely used since the 1940s in various industrial and commercial applications. PFAS are known for their resistance to heat, water, and oil, making them useful in products such as non-stick cookware, stain-resistant fabrics,

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Plant Watering Guide

Alas, if only plants were as straight-forward as lawns when it comes to irrigating. Unfortunately, or fortunately, it takes time and familiarity with each of our leafy friends to dial in the water. But these 6 tips provide a good starting block. 1. Water deeply, slowly and less frequently Light,

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Chinch bugs or drought stress? How to tell the difference

By John Geiger What are chinch Bugs? Chinch bugs are tiny creatures measuring about 1/5 inch in length when they reach adulthood. They feed on the sap of grasses using their sharp mouthparts and can do significant damage if left untreated. Because chinch bugs proliferate during hot and dry times

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Sewer TV Inspection

Timely detection of sewer line issues are crucial for the proper functioning of your plumbing system. If you’re experiencing an issue with your sewer system – blockage, leaks or other concerns – Woodlands Water can help by providing a FREE TV SEWER LINE INSPECTION by a certified technician. By taking

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AC Water Lines

What are they? Should I be concerned? By John Geiger What are AC water lines? Asbestos cement (AC) water lines are pipes or conduit used for transporting water that contain asbestos fibers as a component of their construction material. Asbestos, a mineral known for its fire-resistant and insulating properties, was

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Caring for plants during a heat wave

By John Geiger Prolonged high heat not only impacts our morale and our utility bills, it takes its toll on the landscape, too. But with proper care, you can maintain a beautiful and healthy outdoor space through it all. Here are some tips to help get your plants through. Mulch

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Growing grass in the shade: Tips for Success

Having trouble growing grass in a shady area? Follow these tips for the best chance at success. Start with a shade-tolerant variety: St. Augustinegrass (‘Palmetto’ or ‘Seville’), Zoysiagrass (‘Emerald’ or ‘Zeon’) and certain types of Centipedegrass are your best bet. Prune or trim trees and shrubs: Even shade tolerant grasses

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