Case Study

This interactive map highlights buildings and communities throughout the North Central Texas region have been certified by third-party organizations that recognize sustainable excellence in the built environment.

The City of Plano's The Great Update Rebate program is designed to provide an incentive (rebate) to homeowners of older properties to update and maintain their homes. 

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 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 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.
The Fort Worth Water Department supports the Save Fort Worth Water outreach campaign to provide educational resources to residents and surrounding communities.
Dallas Water Utilities supports the Save Dallas Water Campaign, which offers resources and information about water conservation efforts in the Dallas area.
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.

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.