Regional Water Conservation Policy
Plano will assume regional leadership regarding water issues and work with North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) member organizations to encourage more efficient water use and conservation.
Develop a regional water usage plan with NTMWD for all member cities.
Participate in regional planning activities to prepare for predicted future drought conditions.
Develop a landscaping water usage plan that would enable Plano to conserve and reduce the costs for purchasing water from the NTMWD.
Actively educate residents to achieve compliance with water restrictions.
Require drought resistant and native plants for required landscaping on all new development and replacement of current landscaping throughout the city.
Study operational impacts of drought conditions on the city’s water and sewer system.